Saturday, November 30, 2013

Groundbreaking Latino Gay Novel Turns 50

 By Gregg Barrios - The New York Times | Posted Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at 12:20 p.m.ET.


John Rechy's City of Night chronicles the journey of a young Mexican-American from the border town of El Paso into the gay underworld of Times Square, Hollywood Boulevard and the French Quarter of New Orleans during the 1950s. As the book’s jacket boldly announced, “This is a novel about America." 

Read it at the New York Times 

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