Edmund Valentine White III (born January 13, 1940) is an American novelist, as well as a writer of memoirs and an essayist on literary and social topics. Much of his writing is on the theme of same-sex love. Probably his best-known books are The Joy of Gay Sex (1977) (written with Charles Silverstein) and his trio of autobiographic novels, A Boy's Own Story (1982), The Beautiful Room Is Empty (1988) and The Farewell Symphony (1997).
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... including a number of paperback editions of the novels of Patrick White, the Australian winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, and several books by fantasy author Guy Gavriel Kay such as The Fionavar Tapestry ... Dreamer, a collection of his work, with an introduction by Edmund White, was published by Penguin Books in 1984 ... same year, he provided the cover art for Edmund White's novel Nocturnes for the King of Naples ...
... "Interview with Edmund White", Bookslut, February 2007 ... (A memoir by Edmund White's nephew who lived with White in the 1970s.) Morton, Paul ... (April 6, 2006) "Interview Edmund White", EconoCulture ...
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