New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
<< Previous book


A novel by

In 1980, B. J. Rosenthal's only mission is to find himself a boyfriend and avoid setbacks like bad haircuts, bad sex, and Jewish guilt. In post-AIDS 1986, B.J.'s world has changed dramatically -- his friends and lovers are getting sick, everyone is at risk, and B.J. is panicking. Parrying high-wire wit against unbearable human tragedy, Eighty-Sixed now stands as a testament to an era. "If Woody Allen were gay and wrote novels, he'd produce something like David Feinberg's Eighty-Sixed." -- David Streitfeld, The Washington Post Book World "[Feinberg] has given us a painful story of one man coming of age in a terrifying age." -- The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) "Entertaining, harrowing, and powerfully unsensational." -- Booklist "[Eighty-Sixed] stands out for its frankness, ferocious wit, and total lack of sentimentality or self pity." -- Catherine Texier, The New York Times Book Review

Similar Books by other authors...

Borrowed Time
Paul Monette

The Beautiful Room Is Empty
(Boy's Own Story, book 2)

Edmund White

Giovanni's Room
James Baldwin

Becoming a Man
Paul Monette
Used availability for David B Feinberg's Eighty-sixed

See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US

Paperback Editions

July 2002 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Eighty-Sixed
Author(s): David B Feinberg
ISBN: 0-8021-3902-7 / 978-0-8021-3902-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

1990 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Eighty-Sixed
Author(s): David B Feinberg
ISBN: 0-14-011252-9 / 978-0-14-011252-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Availability: Amazon CA   

Search for