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No Glitter Blown

Honest reviews of things that caught my fancy, or not.

Currently reading

Art in Theory 1900 - 2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Paul Wood, Charles Harrison
Male Colors: The Construction of Homosexuality in Tokugawa Japan
Gary P. Leupp
Daughter Am I
Pat Bertram
Lionheart
Sharon Kay Penman
Silver Bullet (Falls Chance Ranch #4)
Ranger, Rolf
The Great Mirror of Male Love - Ihara Saikaku Moving to the head of the line after I saw it referenced again in another article I was reading. LMAO."Which is to be preferred: A girl of eleven or twelve scrutinizing herself in a mirror, or a boy of the same age cleaning his teeth?Lying rejected next to a courtesan, or conversing intimately with a kabuki boy who is suffering from hemorrhoids?Caring for a wife with tuberculosis, or keeping a youth who constantly demands spending money?Having lightning strike the room where you are enjoying a boy actor you bought, or being handed a razor by a courtesan you hardly know who asks you to die with her?How can I not want to read this? Psst...I think the last one might be my favorite ;)