The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Gay Rebels





Title: The Gay Rebels (Unique Book #nn)
Author: Larry Price
Artist: Eric Stanton
Year: 1966

"Fire Island Queers and Their Gay Muscle Boys... A true-to-life novel about gay tourists who come to Fire Island for a summer of black leather exhibitions and a spanking good time!...MOTORCYCLE JACKETS, HOT-BLOODED HUSTLERS, SWISHY QUEENS!"

Categories: Gay Male

Thursday, September 17, 2015

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Junkie / Narcotic Agent





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Title: Junkie / Narcotic Agent (ACE D-15)
Author: William Lee (William S. Burroughs) / Maurice Helbrant
Artist: Al Rossi
Year: 1953

Categories: Drug Use, Hot-Blooded Classics

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The Golden Spike





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Title: The Golden Spike (Ballantine 2)
Author: Hal Ellson
Artist: Robert Maguire
Year: 1952

"This is a drug addict. He is 16. This angry novel tells his story with truth and compassion"

Categories: Drug Use

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

LSD Orgy





Title: LSD Orgy (Companion Book CB19)
Author: Marcus Miller
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1967

 "Their psychedelic sin-trip passed the point of no return"

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA, Drug Use