Harris' 1990s novels as "a young, gay and Black author who fashioned a deeply moving and compelling coming-of-age story out of the then-highly controversial issues of bisexuality and AIDS" is getting the HBO TV treatment from writer Harrison David Rivers. "Initially self-published by Harris in 1991 before being acquired by Anchor Books in 1994, the first novel in the trilogy follows a Black man’s journey of sexual discovery. The title is one of the Los Angeles Times’ top 20 classic gay titles in literature," per The Hollywood Reporter. "Harris, who died in 2009, was openly gay and wrote 10 books that made the New York Times best-seller list. He ranks as one of the most successful gay authors of his era. Invisible Life was followed by sequels Just as I Am and This Too Shall Pass."