HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
11,409 (55,484)8991,972 (3.93)39
Author Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 13, 1940. He majored in Chinese at the University of Michigan. Before spending a year in Rome, he worked for Time-Life Books from 1962 until 1970. Upon his return, he became an editor for The Saturday Review and Horizon. He lived in France from 1983 until 1990. His works have chronicled gay life with such books as A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from A Boy's Own Story… (more)
A Boy's Own Story 1,674 copies, 23 reviews
The Beautiful Room Is Empty 946 copies, 13 reviews
The Farewell Symphony 574 copies, 3 reviews
Marcel Proust 570 copies, 8 reviews
The Married Man 500 copies, 6 reviews
Genet 493 copies, 5 reviews
My Lives: An Autobiography 395 copies, 5 reviews
Hotel de Dream 376 copies, 9 reviews
Skinned Alive 345 copies, 1 review
Nocturnes for the King of Naples 300 copies, 2 reviews
The Burning Library 288 copies, 2 reviews
Forgetting Elena (Author) 249 copies, 3 reviews
Fanny, A Fiction 218 copies, 4 reviews
Jack Holmes and His Friend 214 copies, 6 reviews
Caracole 214 copies, 2 reviews
Our Paris: Sketches from Memory 198 copies, 2 reviews
Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris 150 copies, 10 reviews
Our Young Man 122 copies, 2 reviews
The First Men 120 copies, 1 review
Chaos: A Novella and Stories 100 copies, 3 reviews
Fresh Men: New Voices in Gay Fiction (Selected by) 83 copies, 1 review
A Saint from Texas 63 copies, 2 reviews
A Previous Life 36 copies, 2 reviews
Sacred Monsters 35 copies
Terre Haute 7 copies
Cabriolas 3 copies
Steve Wolfe 3 copies
Shrinks 1 copy
The Flneur 1 copy
Paradise Found {article} 1 copy, 1 review
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Introduction, some editions) 36,946 copies, 602 reviews
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Contributor) 366 copies, 15 reviews
The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories (Contributor) 293 copies, 1 review
The Stonewall Reader (Foreword; Contributor) 252 copies, 5 reviews
Men on Men: Best New Gay Fiction (Contributor) 231 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 84: Over There: How America Sees the World (Contributor) 226 copies, 2 reviews
Paris Was Ours (Contributor) 214 copies, 8 reviews
Flesh and the Word: An Anthology of Erotic Writing (Contributor) 188 copies, 1 review
The New Joy of Gay Sex (Foreword, some editions) 181 copies
Granta 88: Mothers (Contributor) 162 copies, 2 reviews
A Luminous Republic (Foreword, some editions) 155 copies, 12 reviews
Belchamber (Introduction, some editions) 154 copies, 1 review
Granta 27: Death (Contributor) 140 copies
Granta 67: Women and Children First (Contributor) 139 copies
Salvation Army (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) (Introduction, some editions) 137 copies, 1 review
Granta 78: Bad Company (Contributor) 134 copies
Granta 71: Shrinks (Contributor) 133 copies, 1 review
The Christopher Street reader (Contributor) 117 copies
Best American Gay Fiction 1996 (Contributor) 114 copies
The State of the Language [1980] (Contributor) 81 copies, 3 reviews
On the Line: New Gay Fiction (Contributor) 80 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Gay Erotica (Contributor) 73 copies
Between Men: Best New Gay Fiction (Contributor) 57 copies
Lies: A Diary: 1986-1999 (Introduction) 56 copies
New Jersey Noir (Contributor) 52 copies, 2 reviews
Meltdown! (Richard Kasak Books) (Contributor) 49 copies, 1 review
Granta 147: 40th Birthday Special (Contributor) 46 copies, 1 review
Anonymous Sex (Contributor) 45 copies, 4 reviews
Wonderlands: Good Gay Travel Writing (Contributor) 39 copies, 1 review
The Paris Review 84 1982 Summer (Contributor) 6 copies, 1 review
Godenzonen : verhalen over mannen (Contributor) 5 copies
Strijdgewoel: verhalen over mannen (Contributor) 3 copies
19th century (643) anthology (522) art (171) biography (484) British (276) British literature (313) classic (1,214) classic literature (172) classics (1,301) ebook (196) England (246) English (166) English literature (372) essays (354) fantasy (330) fiction (4,583) France (186) gay (1,035) gay fiction (329) gay men (186) gothic (425) homosexuality (165) horror (599) Irish literature (204) Kindle (182) lgbt (235) literature (1,022) memoir (252) non-fiction (476) novel (754) Oscar Wilde (217) own (165) Paris (271) queer (176) read (457) short stories (608) to-read (1,854) travel (268) unread (176) Victorian (320)

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Edmund White's book The Dark End of the Street was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Edmund White's book City Boy was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.93)
0.5 13
1 150
1.5 30
2 492
2.5 145
3 1992
3.5 503
4 3732
4.5 430
5 3099

Author pictures (3)

  

(see all 3 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Edmund White is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes

Edmund White is composed of 8 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 188,254,278 books! | Top bar: Always visible