A powerful collection of short stories from one of America's best writers
Ranging in their settings from Paris and London to New York and the mid-west of America, a powerful collection of short stories from from one of America's best writers. Edmund White is best known for his fiction A BOY'S OWN STORY has become a claasic of its kind. Chatto has published his biography of Genet and his collected non-fiction; this book gathers together all of Edmund White's short stories, Looking at different aspects of gay experience - from first unrequited love to the experience of AIDS all told with White's inimitable humour and edge.
Praise for Skinned Alive
each of the stories is self-defining ....to etch their portrait or (to use the metaphor of the title story) skin the subject, exposing nerves and tendons to the bloodthirsty curiosity of the reader.Observer