Black Avatar and Other Essays
Combining elements of memoir, biography, history, and literary criticism, the eight pieces in this deeply engaging volume reflect the author’s comprehensive studies of the American, European, and Indian traditions.
Dear Queer Self: An Experiment in Memoir
An unvarnished accounting of one man’s struggle toward sexual and emotional maturity.
I, Grape; or The Case for Fiction
In these sparkling, erudite, and at times personal essays, acclaimed fiction writer Clarke examines the complex discipline to which he and other expert practitioners have devoted their lives and minds.