"An often poignant, and sometimes chilling, romance of the creative class." --Edmund WhiteIn the three decades since Peter first moved into his Brooklyn apartment, almost every facet of his life has changed. Once a broke, ambitious poet, Peter is now a successful advertising executive. He's grateful for everything the years have given him--wealth, friends, security. But he's conscious too of what time has taken in return, and a busy stream of invitations doesn't dull the ache that remains since he lost the love of his life. Will is a young, aspiring journalist hungry for everything New York has to offer--culture, sophistication, adventure. When he moonlights as a bartender at one of Peter's parties, the two strike up a tentative friendship that soon becomes more important than either expected. In Peter, Will sees the ease and confidence he strives for, while Peter is suddenly aware of just how lonely his life has become. But forging a connection means navigating very different sets of ...
|Title||:||Now and Yesterday|
|Number of Pages||:||458 pages|
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Now and Yesterday Reviews
Enjoyable book, but I felt that it took too long to get where it was going.
This is an exceptionally well written book about two very different gay men negotiating a romance. It is realistic and heartfelt plus a big of a fairy tale for those of us who don't belong to the gay A list!
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I love books that explore generational differences through intimate relationships and the effects those differences may or may not have on the individuals. Stephen Greco's Now and Yesterday in-depth exploration of aging and the evolution of relationships through queer history from the 70's gay revolution to current times, partly met my personal expectations of this novel.
Through Peter's character, Greco focuses the romance aspect of his n ...more
I won this book from a contest on Goodreads.
Peter & Harold were together for 17 years until Harold's death. Now at age 59 Peter is now single and very successful as an advertising executive. After a year, Peter began dating and he did find another 'love' that lasted 9 years until 'Nick' was more interested in his drugs and alcohol. Peter would like nothing more than to find his 'soul mate'.
Will is a part-time bartender/waiter who just arrived in New York from L.A. and is looking for a perman ...more