Chronicle of a Plague, Revisited: AIDS and Its Aftermath
By Andrew Holleran
Da Capo, 264 pp.,
Andrew Holleran’s dark collection of columns first published by the author in the 80s, is set amidst a backdrop of tragic uncertainty, illustrating in vivid detail how the urban gay community met the brutal reality of the burgeoning epidemic. This 2008 edition of Holleran’s original compendium of essays, released in 1988 as Ground Zero, gives a striking firrsthand look into a world many remain unaware of to this day.
Bookslut Feature: 2007 Interview with Andrew Holleran