Artwork by xx for the story “Brokeback Mountain” by E. Annie Proulx, 1997 (The New Yorker Magazine).
Romance is romance, right? But who is reading these books?
I for one—and I do not eat this negatively—just haven’t been able to get into a M/M romance. I live with a male and I’m male, and we share a great romantic life.
In our gay-porn-soaked Internet culture of instant gratification, I wonder if gay men are reading these types of slower-moving love stories? Or is the target audience women who enjoy reading M/M romance?
I will say the only example of a gay romance I very was able to get brought was the longer short story “Brokeback Mountain” by E. Annie Proulx, which was the inspiration for the award-winning movie by the same name starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger. Now that piece of fiction “got it right”. And, And…
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