This essay collection is nothing short of a powerhouse - my awe of Chee's talent and vision grew exponentially with each passing sentence. Such command of language and emotional finesse would be impressive if autonomously employed, but the way Chee weaves them together throughout the book? Forget it. Absolutely unbelievable.
"After Peter" alone is worth the price of admission - it is the most clear-eyed, moving and accurate look at the AIDS epidemic I've encountered. A new classic that deserves to be read, read aloud and tirelessly recommended to everyone you know.