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Material collected in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, during the 1996-97 academic year, while Lamb worked for Aesop, a Moscow AIDS prevention organiation, running their gay and bisexual men's outreach program. Some material was purchased at bookstores and erotic boutiques, and some was picked up in bars and clubs.
Included are 14 books of poetry and fiction with gay themes either written in or translated into Russian, including the first Russian translation of James Baldwin's
Giovanni's Room. These are cataloged separately.