5 Stars, Chelsea Station Editions, David Pratt, Literary Fiction, Reviewed by Lisa

Read David Pratt’s “Bob the Book” And You May Never Look At Books The Same Way Again

Title: Bob the Book

Author: David Pratt

Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions

Pages/Word Count: 202 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: Just what is a ‘gay book’? – A book attracted to books of the same gender! Meet ‘Bob the Book,’ a gay book for sale in a Greenwich Village bookstore, where he falls in love with another book, Moishe. But a freak accident separates the young lovers. As Bob wends his way through used book bins, paper bags, knapsacks, and lecture halls, hoping to be reunited with Moishe, he meets a variety of characters, both book and human, including Angela, a widowed copy of Jane Austen’s ‘Mansfield Park’ and two other separated lovers, Neil and Jerry, near victims of a book burning. Among their owners and readers are Alfred and Duane, whose on-again, off-again relationship unites and separates our book friends. Will Bob find Moishe? Will Jerry and Neil be reunited? Will Alfred and Duane make it work? Read ‘Bob the Book’ to find all the answers. Continue reading