"THINK YOU'VE READ IT BEFORE?
You haven't. Not this story.
Powerful passages left me breathless."
-Scott Wicks, Cornell University Library
The Decade of Blind Dates follows a divorced gay dad through sex and shenanigans, astride his career as a painter, until he discovers his soul mate.
"A brave novel, a remarkable work of social and personal history. It is also SPECTACULARLY WITTY."
- Richard Stevenson, author of the Donald Strachey series
"Coming out at midlife for heart-connecting love, Alther's portraits of men met along the way are as humane as they are HILARIOUS."
- Richard Labonte, Books To Watch For
"Refreshing in its realism--friends who die of AIDS, gay men who marry in an attempt to convenice themselves they are straight. Not just about hot sex but A VERY SERIOUS NOVEL ABOUT DATING."
- Reader Views
"Comical and introspective journey of sadness, grief and loss that we all face, straight or gay"
- Tracy Roberts, Write Field Services
"Zany, compassionate, and sensitive. I would love to see this book made into a movie!"
- Nancy Eaton, Bestsellersworld.com
"Genuinely joyful storytelling. Alther's musings on relationships are enthralling—impossible to resist."
- Mary Darfur, Rebecca's Reads
"Helps us clarify THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAVING SEX AND MAKING LOVE."
- Brian McNaught, author of 'Are You Guys Brothers'