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Another Girl (2015)

Allison Burnett

 

The long-awaited sequel to the cult novel Undiscovered Gyrl, which became the feature film Ask Me Anything, starring Britt Robertson, Christian Slater, and Martin Sheen.

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The Escape of Malcolm Poe (2014)

Writers Tribe Books

 

For the past ten years, Malcolm Poe has dreamt of escape. His plan is simple: The day his youngest child starts college, Malcolm will leave his devoted wife to resume the creative life he abandoned for marriage. As the hour of his departure nears, Malcolm buys a blank notebook to chronicle the riot of his memories, passions, regrets, and aspirations. The Escape of Malcolm Poe is a hilarious ascent into the deluded imagination of a middle-aged man who believes it is never too late to start over.

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Death By Sunshine (2011)

Writers Tribe Books

 

B.K. Troop is an aging, erudite, chemically imbalanced, gay, alcoholic novelist living in Manhattan. His life is turned upside down when he is invited to Los Angeles to adapt one of his novels into a screenplay. Soon after his arrival, B.K. is thrust into the heart of a mystery that only he can solve. With the help of his trusty Mexican chauffeur, B.K. penetrates the lower depths of Hollywood with hilarious and surprisingly poignant results.

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Undiscovered Gyrl (2009)

Vintage Books

 

Beautiful, wild, funny, and lost, Katie Kampenfelt is taking a year off before college to find her passion. Ambitious in her own way, Katie intends to do more than just smoke with her boyfriend, Rory, and work at the bookstore. When she finds herself drawn into a dangerous new relationship, Katie’s fearless narrative begins to crack, and dark pieces of her past emerge. Sexually frank, often heartbreaking, and bursting with devilish humor, Undiscovered Gyrl is an extraordinarily accomplished novel of identity, voyeurism, and deceit.

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The House Beautiful (2006)

Carroll & Graf

 

B.K. Troop, a middle-aged, witty, bipolar, alcoholic homosexual, lives alone in a cramped New York apartment. His life is turned upside down when his best friend dies and leaves him her Manhattan brownstone. To afford the property tax, B.K. turns his new home into a colony for young, struggling artists, to whom he can serve as mentor, if not muse. He christens the place the House Beautiful.

 

 

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Christopher: A Tale of Seduction (2003)

Broadway Books

 

Finalist in Fiction, 2004 Pen Center USA Award.

 

Set in New York City in 1984, Christopher is the story of a young idealist groping for happiness after a painful divorce. The tale is told by his tenement neighbor B.K. Troop -- an erudite, witty, bipolar, alcoholic, middle-aged predatory homosexual who is obsessed with him.

 


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