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    The Lover’s Dictionary – David Levithan

    “Candid, adj. ‘Most times, when I’m having sex, I’d rather be reading.’ This was, I admit, a strange thing to say on a second date. I guess I was just giving you a warning. ‘Most time when I’m reading,’ you said, ‘I’d rather be having sex.’” How does one talk about love? Do we even have the right words to describe something that can be both utterly mundane and completely transcendent, pulling us out of our everyday lives and making us feel a part of something greater than ourselves? Taking a unique approach to this problem, the nameless narrator of David Levithan’s The Lover’s Dictionary has constructed the story of his relationship…

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    Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist- Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

    “The day begins in the middle of the night. I am not paying attention to anything but the bass in my hand, the noise in my ears. Dev is screaming, Thom is flailing, and I am the clock-work, I am the one who takes this thing called music and lines it up with this thing called time.” Nick is the nonqueer bassist in a queercore band. The band is rocking the crowd at a gig when he realises that his ex is there in the crowd. He nearly loses it but gets it back just in time for the end of the set. But then; shes coming; he’s Panicking and…