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The Burning Library

The Burning Library

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Written by Edmund WhiteAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Edmund White

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: October 31, 1995
  • Price: $17.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-75474-9 (0-679-75474-1)
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The Burning Library is a collection of White's most enduring essays through the past 25 years.  He begins with "The Gay Philosopher," a powerful statement on the centrality of friendship in gay life, written just after the Stonewall riots. Finishing the work with "The Personal is Political," a discussion of the place of queer fiction in the current dust-storm of literary identity politics, White constructs a fascinating portrait of his times and of himself.