Edmund White

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Edmund White Has ‘Terrible Gaydar’

Friday, February 26, 2016

At the age of seventy-six, a defining figure in gay fiction talks about the changes in gay life he’s witnessed in the course of his lifetime.

Writer Edmund White's Fifteen Years in Paris

Friday, May 23, 2014

He moved from New York City to Paris in 1983, in the midst of the AIDS crisis, without knowing French.

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Fifteen Years in Paris

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

When Edmund White moved to Paris in 1983, leaving New York City in the midst of the AIDS crisis, he was 43 years old, couldn’t speak French, and only knew two people in the entire city. When he left 15 years later he was fluent in French, was a working journalist, and had made the acquaintance of everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Catherine Deneuve to Michel Foucault. Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris is his memoir about his experiences.


Underappreciated: Howard Sturgis’s Belchamber

Monday, August 25, 2008

Howard Sturgis was good friends with Edith Wharton and Henry James, but his novels were never as popular as theirs. His 1904 novel Belchamber traces the demise of a family of English aristocrats. Edmund White, who wrote the introduction to the New York Review of Books reissue of