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My 2016

By Michael Carroll

Michael Carroll’s memoir, “My 2016,” reveals in intimate detail the doubts, anxieties, and discoveries of a gay man as he wrestles with aging, codependency, competing and shifting priorities, and the complexities of an open marriage to a queer literary pioneer.

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