Andrew Holleran, a Harvard graduate, is a well-known journalist and frequent contributor to major gay publications. Dancer from the Dance, his first novel, was originally published in 1978 to great critical acclaim. He is also the author of Nights in Aruba, The Beauty of Men, Ground Zero, In the Mirror of Men's Eyes, and In September, the Light Changes.
"An astonishingly beautiful book. The best gay novel written by
anyone of our generation."--Harper's
"Holleran summons up the most lyrical prose imaginable. The novel is a banquet."--Boston Globe
"We have never been to Fire Island and we have never lived on the Lower East Side, but we have looked for love and we are growing older, and this book is the story of our life."--New York magazine
"Compelling characters and a vision of society, straight and gay."--Village Voice
"Beautifully written, evocative, and hilarious...Holleran has the uncanny ability to combine emotional abandon and high comedy."--New Republic
"Superb...erotic heat percolates through these pages."--New York Times Book Review