Matthew Rettenmund (born December 25, ) is the author of the novels Boy Culture and Blind Items: A (Love) Story, as well as the non-fiction books. Boy Culture is a novel by Matthew Rettenmund. It centers on a call boy in the city of Chicago, Illinois and his two roommates. The protagonist goes by X. Matthew Rettenmund is raising funds for Boy Culture: The Series (indie) (gay) ( lgbt) (comedy) on Kickstarter! Ten years after “Boy Culture” the.

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A Novel Matthew Rettenmund Limited preview – The novel tells the story of X, who is reytenmund gay hustler, who shares an apartment with Joe, who likes him, and Andrew, who he likes.

Boy Culture by Matthew Rettenmund

A friend of mine who happens to be gay once told me that his lifestyle consists of cultue up in the morning, mztthew to work, cycling during the days that it is sunny out, going to the groceries, cleaning his apartment, rettennmund a bed with his loved one, and so on.

Aug 31, London W Gillean rated it really liked it Shelves: A novel told in a series of confessions by “X,” a gay male prostitute who sleeps with no one but clients and has fallen in love with his roommate. Is this really all of “boy” culture?


The result is an old-fashioned well, sort of love triangle peppered with savage one-liners-a touching portrait of love and lust among three very dif X a wily hustler, has a dilemma. But, the ending was good, so what can I say. I saw the movie before I realized this was a book first.

Talk about “fly on the wall. While the movie is great on it’s own, there’s so much more in the book, more depth.

Normally I like to read the book before I watch the movie, I think when I first saw this movie I didn’t know it was a book. The book closes in a nice way, in a way that makes me think if there is not something of the author himself in X Jan 02, Elija rated it it was ok.

I’m not sure how This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. He lusts for Andrew. I love books about prostitutes and intense sex, and unrequited love.

I would love to read this aga I love this book so much! Return to Book Page. Belonging to a different generation of gay, many of the references went over my head. It was also humorous at times.

Boy Culture: A Novel – Matthew Rettenmund – Google Books

Like in the movie, Gregory lies to X, but in the novel X is not able to forgive him But the book is even better! My first reaction was that the book was nothing like the movie, Rettemund I like to read the book before I watch the movie, I think when I first saw this movie I didn’t know it was a book.


Forster comparing his narrative to such – heathen! May 05, J. Xavier Alabaster rated it it was amazing Jun 29, What can I say? But selling his body is all that he knows.

Boy Culture

Just another unbelievable love story. Overall, the story is alright. His affection for his roommates is heart-felt, matthsw I really felt his frustration with wanting to go farther with Andrew while fending off the advance I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this book.

Feb 27, Mary rated it it was amazing. If you like contemporary gay fiction with an erotic, street-hip edge, and wounded characters who struggle to keep their emotions under tight rein, definitely check this book out. A nice love story that is at times sexy and disturbingly frank. Some gay novels aim to titillate, others to reveal, a few to punish, still fewer to enlighten.

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