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    EXCLUSIVE COVER REVEAL: Paul Lisicky’s forthcoming memoir, Later.

    Emily Firetog

    May 20, 2019, 8:00am

    Paul Lisicky, the author of five books, including The Narrow DoorFamous Builder, and Lawnboy, has a new memoir coming out in March next year. Here’s the cover:

    According to the team at Graywolf:

    When Paul Lisicky arrived in Provincetown in the early 1990s, he was leaving a history of family trauma behind to live in a place outside of time, known for its values of inclusion, acceptance, and art. In this idyllic haven, Lisicky searches for love and connection and comes into his own as he finds a sense of belonging. At the same time, the center of this community is consumed by the AIDS crisis, and the very structure of town life is being rewired out of necessity: What might this utopia look like during a time of dystopia? Later dramatizes a spectacular-yet-ravaged place and a unique era when more fully becoming one’s self collided with the realization that ongoingness couldn’t be taken for granted, and staying alive from moment to moment exacted absolute attention.

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