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GFM Archive : Brochure for Gay's The Word - UK
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London's Gay Community Bookshop
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This is an undated flyer for Gay's The Word bookshop
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Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.

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Gay's The Word
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66 MARCHMONT STREET, LONDON WC1 N 1 AB
TELEPHONE 01-278 7654
Near Russell Square Underground
Open: Monday-Saturday 11-7
Sunday 12-6


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BOOKS FOR MEN


BOOKS FOR WOMEN


LIFESTYLES.


STUD by Phil Andros
Collection of classic Phil Andros
short stories from the 60s about a
college-educated hustler who pur-
sues every kind of sex, including
affection, without apology.
(212 pages) 3.50
THE WOUNDED
by Tom Clarkson
First published in 1953 and now
made available again by Brilliance
Books, this is a moving story of
unrequited love and a trenchant
reminder of the attitudes and life-
styles of a generation ago.
(171 pages) 2.95
INDEPENDENCE DAY
by BA Ecker
Latest bestselling gay male novel
about a young All-American Boy
falling in love with his best friend.
Wonderful tear-jerker.
(203 pages) 2.00
THE YOUNGEST
DIRECTOR
by Martyn Goff
Astonishing novel, first published
in 1961, about what befalls a bril-
liant young business executive
who is found out to be homosexual.
Powerful and ultimately trium-
phant, this novel reminds us that
things may not really have changed
that much. (237 pages) 2.95
MATES
by Tom Wakefield
Extraordinary account of the lives
of two very ordinary gay men who
live quietly together for thirty years
from the early 1950s to the 1980s.
A tender and frustrating story of
survival. (141 pages) 3.50
A SINGLE MAN by
Christopher Isherwood
Semi-autobiographical account of
an English professor's life in Cal-
ifornia and possibly the finest piece
of gay male fiction available from
Gay's The Word. (158 pages)
1.30
THE AGE TABOO
edited by Daniel Tsang
Comprehensive study of gay male
sexuality, power and consent, the
best discussion of boy-love curren-
tly available. (178 pages) 3.25


RUBYFRUIT JUNGLE by Rita Mae Brown
Hilarious novel about young lesbians growing up on campus. An all-
time favourite from this American lesbian writer. (246 pages) 1.00
SUDDEN DEATH by Rita Mae Brown
A moving love story set against the cut-throat international women's
professional tennis circuit. The latest novelfrom the bestselling author
of Rubyfruit Jungle and Six of One. (241 pages) Hardback 10.50
SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT by Rita Mae Brown
Filled with Rita Mae Brown's incisive wit, deep warmth and penetrat-
ing insight intothe world around her, SouthernDiscomfort is the tale of
twodecades in Montgomery, Alabama-a world where all is not what it
seems. (277 pages) 2.95
THE JOURNEY by Anne Cameron
Anne was virgin, Sarah was a whore. They rode, fought and shot their
way across the Canadian frontier and together they won. Few men
dared to cross them. (307 pages) 4.25
LESBIAN IMAGES by Jane Rule
Reprint of this classic favourite which includes studies on Colette,
Willa Cather, Radclyffe Hall and May Sarton. (246 pages) 4.95
JOURNEY TO FULFILLMENT/A WORLD WITHOUT
MEN/RETURN TO LESBOS by Valerie Taylor
Bestselling Trilogy, reprinted from the 1960s, which follows Erica
Frohan through joys and sorrows of the pre-Stonewall gay world.
Each one will bring a tear to your eye and a smile to your face!
(156 pages/158 pages/189 pages) each 2.90
THE COLOUR PURPLE by Alice Walker
Acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winning story of two black sisters from the
harsh segregated world of the Deep South who are separated at an
early age but still manage to sustain each other through the trials of
adult life. (245 pages) 3.95
THE GLASS BOAT by Alison Ward
Funny, tender and uncomfortably perceptive work by a new and
original lesbian author. (92 pages) 2.50
PAST PARTICIPANTS: a lesbian history diary
A diary for 1984 illustrated with biographies and pictures of strong
lesbians from Britain's past artists, dancers, printers, politicians,
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FEELING FIT
by Lawrence Gallon
Comprehensive, glossy American
fitness and health guide for men -
covers a wide range of complaints
with lots of advice about how to feel
good. (327 pages)
Illustrated 5.95
THE ADVOCATE GUIDE
TO GAY HEALTH
Wide ranging and comprehensive
health guide for lesbians and gay
men. Useful guide to the safety of
sex-toys and to health fears. Posi-
tive, witty and highly readable.
(263 pages) 3.75
THE AIDS EPIDEMIC
by Kevin M Cahill
High-powered medical assess-
ment of all that is currently known
about this killer disease. For those
who want to be really well in-
formed. (173 pages) 6.25
GAY/LESBIAN
ALMANAC edited by
Jonathan Katz
Mammoth history of the changing
social forms and responses of les-
bians and gay men in the United
States from 1607 to 1950. Enough
here to keepthe most avid readerof
our past enthralled. (764 pages)
13.95
TITLE FIGHT
by Gillian E Hanscombe
and Andrew Lumsden
The book that tells the inside story
about the events that led to the
collapse of Gay News through the
eyes of its ex-editor and one of its
former reporters. Brutally frank
and very well written, this book
pulls no punches and leaves no
reputation untarnished. (262 pages)
4.50


Gay's The Word NEWSLETTER
If the contents of this leaflet have whetted your appetite and you
want to keep up-to-date with what's new in lesbian and gay read-
ing, why not subscribe to our highly acclaimed NEWSLETTER?
Published once every two months, Gay's The Word Newsletter is
full of in-depth reviews, articles, news, discussions and a complete
guide to the new books available at Gay's The Word. At 2 for six
issues (2.50 overseas) including postage, it's a cheap way to
make sure you keep in touch.
To subscribe, lust mark the appropriate section on the
order form included on the back of the leaflet.






GIFTS_
STANLEY AND THE MASK OF MYSTERY
by David Shelton
Beautifully Iluir.It.-J. large-format volume of the famous Stanley
cartoons. Affectionate piss-take of the obsessions of this gentle clone.
(55 pages) Illustrated 3.50
CAMP by Mark Booth
Lavishly illustrated history of Campness from its roots in Ancient
Rome to Andy Warhol and Mick Jagger. (189 pages) Illustrated
Hardback 12.50
BUMS by Christine Jenkins
A woman's view of lots and lots of lavish colour photographs of men's
bottoms from sportsmen to ballet dancers, and all very sexy.
Illustrated 2.95
PHOTOGRAPHING THE MALE
by Ricardo Juan-Carlos
Another lavish, large-format glossy hardback which should really be
sub-titled 'How to Photograph the Butch Male Nude'! Lots of
imaginative photography and technical advice on how to manage this
elusive art. (159 pages) Illustrated Hardback 12.50
CHANGING by Michael Leonard
Impressive collection of 50 drawings ofhunky men in various stages of
undress. An unashamed hymn to male beauty from Gay Men's Press.
(111 pages) Illustrated 6.50
THE ALICE B TOKLAS COOKBOOK
A marvellously extravagant gastronomic tour de force which covers a
range of mouthwatering delights from Frogs' Legs with Cream to
Hashish Fudge, calling at a wide range of exotic and slightly more
mundane recipes on the way. Illustrated by Sir Francis Rose and pep-
pered with anecdotes of the many celebrities who passed through the
household of Gertrude Stein and Alice B Toklas. (288 pages)
Illustrated Paperback 4.95 Hardback 11.95
GAY MEN'S DIARY 1984
Vast improvement on last year's edition, this diary is well laid out,
attractively designed, brilliantly illustrated, and includes listings, gay
health info and how to acquire 'street sense'. Neat formatwhichwill fit
into most pockets. 3.00
MAE WEST IS DEAD edited by Adam Mars-Jones
Collection ofthe best ofcontemporary lesbian and gay fiction from the
United States and Britain, with a searchingand critical introduction by
the editor. (312 pages) 3.50










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HOW TO GET
YOUR WINTER READING
If you can't actually come in person to buy these or any of our
2000 other titles, there are two simple ways to get the books
featured in this leaflet:
* You can place your order by telephoning 01-278 7654
during opening hours, using your Access, Visa, American
Express or Diners Club card. Just tell us the books you want
and keep your credit card handy. Your books will be sent out
immediately
* Or you can order through the post. Use the order form
below and pay by cheque, postal order, credit card, book
tokens. Please make cheques payable to Gay's The Word or
GTW. Leave the amount payable blank, but write "not exceed-
ing in the top right hand corner in case any of your
books have sold out.


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