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‘Sweet Like Sugar’ gently chronicles gay man’s search for Jewish identity


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/sweet_like_sugar_gently_chronicles_gay_mans_search_for_jewish_identity_2011

Like Benji Steiner, the protagonist in his touching new novel, “Sweet Like Sugar,” Wayne Hoffman was born both gay and Jewish. But unlike Benji Steiner, a 26-year-old graphic designer prone to dating pretty boys and church-going Christians, Hoffman has not, he says, spent countless hours with an elderly Orthodox rabbi who would have a heart attack if he knew what he did in the bedroom.

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