The House of Impossible BeautiesBook - 2018
From Library Staff
Seattle Librarians Aug 28, 2018
Inspired by the cult queer documentary “Paris is Burning” and the infamous House of Xtravaganza, this debut highlights the struggles and joys of Black and brown queer and trans lives in the scene.
A first-time novelist visits queer Harlem in the 1980s.
A first novel, inspired by the House of Xtravaganza made famous in the documentary, Paris Is Burning, follows a cast of gay and transgender kids navigating the Harlem ball scene of the 1980s and 1990s.
Finalist, Gay Fiction.