Ron J. Suresha

Biography

Suresha is the editor of two acclaimed nonfiction anthologies, Bi Men: Coming Out (with Pete Chvany, Haworth/Routledge, 2006), and Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey (Routledge, 2010), both finalists for the Lambda Literary Award. He also authored a self-published beverage recipé book, Mugs o’ Joy: Delicious Hot Drinks. His spiritual travels have included pilgrimages to India, Israel, and Istanbul. He serves as acquisitions editor for the Bear Bones Books imprint of Lethe Press, and on the editorial board for Journal of Bisexuality. The author lives in Connecticut with his husband.

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Books

Extraordinary Adventures of Mullah Nasruddin: Naughty, Unexpurgated Tales of the Beloved Wise Fool from the Middle and Far East
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
This much-anticipated sequel to the award-winning collection detailing the exploits of the beloved 800-year-old Turkish “wise fool,” Mullah Nasruddin, presents well over 250 hilarious and authentic folktales, dozens appearing in English for the first time. Author Suresha has done extensive research to unearth many of these centuries-old racy tales of the “naughty Nasruddin.”
Hibernation and Other Poems by Bear Bards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Hibernation and Other Poems by Bear Bards is a smart, sexy, eclectic poetry collection by a veritable Who’s Who in Hirsute Gay and Bi Men’s Literature. Predominantly in free verse, these wide-ranging poems address all aspects of contemporary (two-legged) bearish life: changing standards of masculinity, male romance and lust, maturing men’s body issues, and what it means to live and love as a bear.
Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions (Revised edition)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality
In 30 wide-ranging interviews, these 62 gay and bisexual men expose their furrier side. They reveal their experiences as gay, bi, and trans Bears and Bear-lovers who find their physical image and personal lifestyle at odds with stereotypically ephebic, effeminate, fashion-obsessed gay male culture, they find intimate affirmation within the increasingly international Bear brotherhood.
The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This entertaining and insightful retelling of more than 350 Mullah stories brings the famed Persian legend into the 21st Century. Storytellers, folklorists, Sufis, comedians, wisdom seekers, and everyone who loves to laugh will be enriched and enlightened by the timeless wit, inscrutable wisdom, and uncommon sense of humor of Mullah Nasruddin.

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