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The Married Man
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The Married Man

By White, Edmund

NY: Vintage International, 2001. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 8vo - 8 in tall . 321 pp. Light wear, close to new, no markings, except for stamping on preliminary page. Two male lovers -- a furniture scholar and a younger architect -- move from Paris to Venice to Key West to Providence to Montreal and finally to the Sahara as their relationship grows more complicated and challenged. Some critics consider this novel White's best. .

$4.75

Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years
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Teenage Boys: Surviving and Enjoying These Extraordinary Years

By Beausay, Bill

Colorado Springs, Col.: WaterBrook, 1998. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Expanded Edition.. 293 pp. Nearly new, faint red line on top edge near spine is the only marking. Spine uncreased. A mental health counselor who is also a father gives informal, encouraging tips on raising a son through the turbulent years of adolescence. Includes guidance on what to do if the son shows gay tendenceies (don't worry about it -- it is likely just a phase, he says.) Size: 8vo -- 9 in..

$4.28

Becoming A Man: Half a Life Story

By Monette, Paul

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. Book. Very Good. Cloth Strip & Boards. 6th Printing.. 278 pp. Light soil on jacket, black marker dot on bottom edge, bookstore stamping on endpaper. No other markings. Classic gay autobiography about a youth coming to terms with his sexuality in teh 1950s at prep school and Yale, then heading into the Big City and then California. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

$5.23

Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding
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Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding

By Schwarzenegger, Arnold and Dobbins, Bill

NY: Fireside Press (Simon & Schuster), 1987. Book. Illus. by Algra, Bruce. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 14th Paperback Printing.. 736 pp. Corners curled, ligtht twist to spine, but binding firm. More than 850 photos and line drawings, mostly b&w, but several in color for the Hall of Fame section. Detailed history of bodybuilding in the U.S. with many historical photos of such past greats as Clancy Ross, Charles Atlas, Larry Scott, Frank Zane, Dave Draper, Lou Ferrigno and Arnold's personal hero Steve Reeves. Also pointers on excercise programs, training principles, anatomy, diet, nutrition and competition strategy. Born in 1947, A.S. began training at 15 and won the Mr. Universe title at 20. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.

$9.50

The World of Normal Boys

By Soehnlein, K.M.

NY: Kensington Publishing, 2000. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 282 pp. Light wear. Text clean. A novel about New Jersey suburban life in the 1970s. Robin MacKenzie, a 13-year-old gay kid, gets caught up in in a triangular relationship with next-door neighbor Todd Spicer and classmate Scott Schatz. Debut novel by Soehnlein. Robin develops a fascination for 17-year-old neighbor Todd who, despite often teasing him, initiates a sexual relationship with the younger boy, whom Todd invites to a party after which they go swimming on a golf course. Robin further forms a close bond with fellow freshman Scott Schatz, whose father is physically abusive. Robin learns that, two years earlier, Todd and Scott were involved in a sexual relationship. Robin is troubled by this, but his relationship with Scott is ultimately unaffected. During the novel, Robin's younger brother Jackson dies some time after falling from a slide and breaking his neck, an incident Robin blames himself for although it isn't anyone's fault. As a result Robin's family begins to break down: his father becomes violent towards Robin, and Robin's longstanding bond with his mother begins to be affected. His younger sister Ruby becomes religious and also closer to Robin. Size: 8vo -- 9 in. Tall.

$6.65

The Other Side of Silence: Men's Lives & Gay Identities - A Twentieth-Century History
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The Other Side of Silence: Men's Lives & Gay Identities - A Twentieth-Century History

By John Loughery

NY: Henry Holt and Co., 1998. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 507 pp., 12 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Close to new, no markings or creases. Slight thumbing. A detailed history of gay men's identity and political activity within the United States from 1900 and mostly closeted decades, to the coming-out era in the 1960s and 70s to national political activism in the 1990s. Includes 27 pp. of reference notes, index. A readable blend of scholarship and anecdotal narrative. Cover shows saillor and soldier walking hand in hand. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$6.18

Man of the House

By Stephen McCauley

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1996. Ex-Library. Good. Cloth Strip and Boards. First Edition.. 287 pp. Spine slanted. Binding strong. No markings except usual library discard stampings. Mylar protector. Colored endpapers. A bittersweet novel about Clyde, a gay college instructor in Cambridge, Mass., and his growing friendship with Ben, teenage son of a longtime friend. Clyde cautiously attempts to play a fatherly role in Ben's life, with mixed results. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$3.80

Wild at Heart Field Manual: A Personal Guide to Discover the Secret of Your Masculine Soul
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Wild at Heart Field Manual: A Personal Guide to Discover the Secret of Your Masculine Soul

By John Eldredge

Nashville: Thomas Nelson 200 Book. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. 14th Printing.. 376 pp. Stiff wraps. Lightly used, text clean, no spine creasing. Still almost new. Author uses a whitewater adventure as an allegory for men seeking a masculine, macho way to live a Christian life.He argues that Christianity should mean more to men than just being a nice guy. Presented in small chunks of text, with numerous blank pages for a reader to jot notes about his journey toward finding himself. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High.

$4.28

Men of the Year 20th Anniversary Issue -- Tom Brady Cover

By GQ Magazine

NY: Conde Nast, 2015. Magazine. Very Good. Magazine. December 2015 Issue.. 252 in. Lightly read. "Men of the Year XX" section is highlighted by color cover photo of New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady wearing a $5,000 Prada lambs wool overcoat like a royal robe. Inside are 5 other full page color photos of Brady and a feature about his being chosen "Man of the Year." Other notable features: Interviews with Donald Trump and Barack Obama, features on Navy SEAL transwoman Kristin Beck; NBA star Stephen Curry, comedian Tracy Morgan, Keith Richards, Quentin Tarantino, Michael Keaton. Notable models include bare-chested Rafael Nadal, showing Tommy Hilfiger underwear; Graham Moore in Brooks Brothers attire, and Oliver Martinez for Yves St. Laurent cologne. Kentucky newlweds David Moore and David Ermold recount their legal struggle to get a wedding license from anti-gay town clerk Kim Davis. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.

$9.50

Don't Shoot! I'm Coming Out -- How to "Man-Up" and Set Heterosexuals "Straight"
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Don't Shoot! I'm Coming Out -- How to "Man-Up" and Set Heterosexuals "Straight"

By Benn Setfrey

Hallandale Beach, Florida: PageTurner Publishing, 2006. Ex-Library. Very Good. Trade Papeback. First Edition.. 237 pp. Light vertical crease to front cover. Lightly read, with library stampings. No markings in text. Spine uncreased. A former teacher who now is a consultant on professional development (and voiceover artist), Setfrey writes a frank autobiography about his youthful coming-out experiences and his liberation from homophobic churches. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$7.13

What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir
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What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir

By Harris, E. Lynn

NY: Doubleday (Random House), 2003. Ex-Library. Good +. Boards with Cloth Spine Strip. 2nd Printing.. 266 pp. Mylar protector on dust jacket. Ex-library stampings. Still sturdy and text clean. Harris relates his struggles in a broken black family in Arkansas, his challenges in coming out as gay, and obstacles in launching a writing career. He self-published his first book but later ones became best-sellers. He died of a heart attack in 2009. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$3.80

The Adonis Complex: How to Identify, Treat and Prevent Body Obsession in Men and Boys
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The Adonis Complex: How to Identify, Treat and Prevent Body Obsession in Men and Boys

By Pope, Harrison G.; Phillips, Katharine A.; Olivardia, Roberto

NY: Touchstone (Simon & Schuster), 2002. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 286 pp. Light wear, cover curled. Underlining on pp 105-106; rest of text clean. Spine uncreased. Reference notes, index. A layman's discussion of body dysmorphic disorder (obsession with body image, bodybuilding, etc.), abuse of steroids, relationship to sexual orientation, self-help. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$9.98

The Penis Book

By Cohen, Joseph

NY: Broadway Books (Random House), 2004. Book. Fine. Glossy Boards. Later Printing.. 107 pp. on glossy stock. Close to new, small dent in bottom edge, dust jacket has some scuffing. No markings. A lighthearted collection of true facts and trivia mixed with urban legends about the penis. Presented from both a hetero and homosexual perspective. Many color photos, cartoons and graphics. Ideal joke gift or a facts-of-life resource for a teenager of any age. Photo of a banana adorns the front cover. You may laugh but you're likely to learn something new from this mini-book. Size: 12mo -- 7 in By 7 in Square Format.

$5.23

Any Boy Can

By Patrick, John, Ed.

Sarasota, Florida: Starbooks Press, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. First Edition.. 518 pp. plus a few b&w photos of models. Glossy cover color photo of young male model on haystack.Collection of more than 30 gay erotic short stories and two novels by various authors. Most of the stories are 8 to 12 pages long. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$7.60

Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood
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Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood

By Pollack, William

NY .: Henry Holt & Co., 1999. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 5th Printing... 447 pp., bibliography. Nearly new, faint crease on spine. No markings. Very sturdy. The author, coordinator of the Center for Men at McLean Hospital, Boston, summarizes research showing that many boys are seriously affected by anxiety, sometimes close to depression. His diagnosis is that parents are overemphasizing toughness in their sons and neglecting their emotional needs. In short, he says boys need as much emotional nurturing as girls. Excellent chapter on dealing with the possibility that a son may be gay. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.75

Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked About Questions of Raising Sons
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Speaking of Boys: Answers to the Most-Asked About Questions of Raising Sons

By Thompson, Michael (and Barker, Teresa)

NY: Ballantine, 2000. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 5th Printing.. 331 pp. Nearly new , no markings. Spine uncreased. A school psychologist tackles some of the perplexing issues of raising sons. He gives his views in a Q&A format, and most of the answers are aimed at mothers who may be worried about being overprotective. One chapter deals briefly with issues of sexual and gender identity, urging parents to be supportive and encouraging. Other chapters deal with dating, sports, sibling rivalry, anger, behavior problems, friendship and divorce..

$3.80

Tom Brown's School Days

By Hughes, Thomas

NY: Hurst & Co. Book. Good. Pictorial Boards. Sixth Edition.. 357 pp. 6 color lithographs by an unidentified artist, including frontispiece. Spine has several spots rubbed down to board and part of gilt title is missing, but image of cricket player still visible. Front cover in tan and blue has design of two schoolboyard in blue uniforms, one sitting on a bench with a cricket bat; his companion seated on the ground. Rear cover darkened. Publication date not stated; probably circa 1910 (Hurst & Co. produced many different editions of the book.) Includes Preface to 6th edition, in which the author defends his right to be preachy. Tale of an English lad who goes off to boarding school. and has various adventures, including fights with bullies, cricket rivalries and pranks played on professors. An influential juvenile novel that established a role model for youthful masculinity, emphasizing sportsmanship and self-defense. Basis for later films. Includes Part 1 and Part 2, 9 chapters in each. No markings in text. (FYI, a good reference for browsing the dozens of reprints of this book, which lacked a copyright, can be found at the Henry Artemus web site). Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$17.10

The Tricky Part: A Boy's Story of Sexual Trespass, A Man's Journey to Forgiveness
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The Tricky Part: A Boy's Story of Sexual Trespass, A Man's Journey to Forgiveness

By Moran, Martin

NY: Anchor Books (Random House), 2006. Book. Very Good. Trade Paper. By Author. 1st Paperback Edition, Expanded. 8vo -- 8 in Tall. 284 pp. plus afterword. Light wear. Clean text. Spine uncreased. Light crease on rear cover. Flat-signed by author. Apparent production error, by retailer with blue "Autographed Giovanni's Room" sticker affixed to front cover, and a price sticker for Giovanni's Room on rear cover. Afterword was added after the 2005 hardcover edition was published by Beacon. A memoir by a Catholic man about his seduction as a youth by a seminarian working as a camp counselor in Colorado. This began a 3 year, and a nightmare that haunted Moran well into his adulthood..

$11.40

Setting The Lawn On Fire
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Setting The Lawn On Fire

By Friedman, Mack

Madison Wisconsin: Univ of Wisconsin Press, 2005. Book. Fine. Boards. First Edition. 8vo- 8.75 in.. 147 pp. Nearly new, no markings, tight binding. First novel by a writer who also has penned a history of hustler culture. Young Friedman tells the story of Eye (Ivan) from pre-puberty days of sexual experimenting with neighbor boys to a brief stint of art-school moonlighting as a hustler. The protagonist takes a road trip to Mexico where he comes to terms with guilt and troubled memories of his parents. Much of it is written with wry humor but with a dark undercurrent. May be of special interest to fans of John Rechy's memoirs..

$4.75

Cherry Single
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Cherry Single

By Gravois, Valory

Belmont, California: Alchemist/Light Publishing, 1997. Book. New. Trade Paper. 1st Edition. 8vo - 8.5 In Tall. 175 pp. New, but with light corner crease on front cover. From publisher's overstock. No remainder mark. Subtitled: A Transvestite Comes of Age. Story of a cross-dressing young man who ventures into the transvestite and transsexual underground of San Francisco..

$14.25

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