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.
This book about the 70's gay scene not only reminded me a lot of life in NYC in those days, but also shed light on the ways gay male sexuality was in some ways formed by how... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Maureen Brady
In reading this book I was reminded of what it must have been like in those ancient Roman Orgies. It's an ok book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Thomas Paine
DANCER FROM THE DANCE was hailed in 1978 by one reviewer as "the best gay novel written by anyone of our generation. Read morePublished 6 months ago by David Gee
I chose 4 star because it was an easy read,maybe could have been a bit longer,but well written. Good continuity.Published 14 months ago by lynn m.
I have a strong stomach. And Hollerin doesn't include a lot of graphic descriptions of gay sex. What a way to live!Published 15 months ago by Thomas P. Dengler
This is a wonderful book - a powerful, moving, and insightful take on gay male life in a big, party-loving city a couple of decades ago. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Carol Nicklaus
THIS HAS BEEN A DIFFICULT BOOK TO FIND AND IT IS ONE I HAVE PURCHASED PROBABLY 6 TIMES IN MY LIFE.
I REREAD AND RELISH IN HIS WRITING STYLE AND SALUTE HIS POIGNANT... Read more
It was sorta like being there. If you are gay or know and love a gay, take a chance and send them this book.Published 20 months ago by Brent Kincaid
From GLBT Bookshelf Kit Moss Reviews [...]
In the first few years of the seventies several gay novels were published in the mainstream press. Read more