Cultural Writing. Gay and Lesbian Studies. "I REMEMBER is both uproariously funny and deeply moving. It is also one of the few totally original books I have ever read" -- Paul Auster. "Joe Brainard's memories of growing up in the '40s and '50s have universal appeal. He catalogues his past in terms of fashions and fads, public events and private fantasies, with such honesty and accuracy and in such abundance that, sooner or later, his history coincides with ours and we are hooked" -- The Village Voice.