Author Harris' Death: Heart Disease
|E. Lynn Harris|
Harris' self-published 1994 novel, Invisible Life, was a breakout event that paved the way for a genre of fiction about gay and bisexual black men. In it, Harris explained the lives of African Americans who had climbed high on the corporate ladder but who remained in the closet. Listen to an NPR interview here, recorded earlier this year, or go to NPR's site to read the transcript.