Saturday, April 28, 2007

Rubyfruit Jungle

from the diary: “Tuesday 7/21/87

“Read Rubyfruit Jungle yesterday. It was funn-ee. Reminded me of Lisa Alther. Why can’t gay male novels be this funny? Dance on My Grave was funny but it had a tragic ending. Also read the latest issue of Blue Unicorn & more of Hayden Carruth’s selected poems …”

Since I so enjoyed Rubyfruit JungleI figured I would read more by Rita Mae Brown. Yet I haven’t. These days she seems to write piles of mysteries with her cat.

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