Saturday, February 11, 2017

Celebrating Black History Month: E. Lynn Harris (author)

E. Lynn Harris was a black gay author whose books depicting black gay men appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List, ten consecutive novels in a row!  I read his book "This Too Shall Pass" about a successful professional football player dealing with coming out.  It actually included a little bit of a mystery, which I liked, but his scenes involving black women talking were funny.  It was the first time I had ever heard the term "high yellow" so I had to ask my husband for an interpretation.

Unfortunately, he died young in 2009 from heart disease.

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