Islands by Hilton Als
This essay published in Transition 113 has been selected to appear in The Best American Essays 2015 compilation.
Falling through memory, Als juxtaposes a day spent with his intimate friend—a man he “loves like no other”—with arresting recollections of a childhood summer spent in Barbados, when sexual maturation sundered him from his brother.
Read the full article here: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2979/transition.113.102.
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