Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East
Australian Benjamin is a honored, wedded \"gaysian\" - but lifewould have been various had he been raised in Asia like hismigrant moms and dads. As he follows his inquisitiveness to the continent, heinvites visitors to join him as he goes naked in Balinese sexresorts, satisfies Thai ladyboys at a beauty contest and takes Indianyoga classes made to treat his homosexuality.
Queer couple Abigail as well as Lilith don't comply with the stereotypesof most cross-country cyclists. Their bikes are basic, their kitinexpensive as well as their bodies don't resemble Bradley Wiggins' bear-magazine.com narrative of their trip from Amsterdam to Spain is a story ofprejudice and also determination as they encounter physical and also socialchallenges while examining their partnership.
This Pulitzer-winning novel follows the unlucky, knocking-on-50novelist Arthur Less who, on getting a wedding invite fromhis former sweetheart, packs a fuchsia-lined match and sets off on acathartic ill fortune from Mexico to Morocco, Italy to India andbeyond. It paints a satirical photo of the American abroad and aprofound rendering of the human heart.