The End of Being Known: A Memoirby Michael Klein, Joan Larkin (Editor), David Bergman (Editor)
Written in poet Michael Klein’s uniquely passionate, unapologetic but humble voice, The End of Being Known explores the lines that define, yet also blur, the boundaries of sex, friendship, and compatibility. This collection of autobiographical essays probes the manifestations of sexual desire in its mystical variety: experiencing incest, falling in/i>
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Michael Klein's first memoir, 'Track Conditions' was a poem disguising as a memoir about the racetrack and thoroughbred racing and, not incidentally, a fractured past involving drug addiction and sexual abuse. His new book is even more poetic and pushes the envelope even further into trying to answer the riddle of sexual desire. It is spare, beautiful and terrifying at times and it's great strength is the fact that there is very little Klein is willing to look at or talk about. Brave AND artistic AND, surprisingly, a great read.