Seven Days in Rio by Francis Levy

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"I have come to regard almost everything that happens in human life as a form of therapy."
So muses Kenny Kaufman, always dapper in his seersucker suit from the Brooks Brothers 1818 collection. Kenny is a CPA, amateur psychoanalyst, and sex-tourist vacationing in Rio when he gets waylaid at a psychoanalytic conference, and is forced to confront his "mommy" issues.
 

About Francis Levy

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Francis Levy is the author ofErotomania: A Romance, a Queerty.com Top 10 Book of 2008 and an Inland Empire Weekly Standout Book of 2008. His short stories, criticism, humor, and poetry have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, The Village Voice, and many others. He is presently the co-director of the Philoctetes Center for the Multidisciplinary Study of Imagination, where he supervises roundtable discussions on topics as varied as "The Psychology of the Modern Nation State" and "Traffic Congestion, Behavior Theory and Imagination.
 
Published August 16, 2011 by Two Dollar Radio. 162 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Erotica, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While Levy's (Erotomania: A Romance) comedy is about sex, it's not a sex comedy.

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New York Journal of Books

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Kenny is a beta-male who happens to be affluent enough to afford to pay attractive prostitutes to have sex with him, yet his fantasy is to meet a sex worker who finds his non-monetary attributes compelling enough to want to build a life together, albeit in a relationship in which he still exercis...

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Bookmarks Magazine

His short stories, criticism, humor, and poetry have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Republic, The Village Voice, and many others.

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Vol. 1 Brooklyn

Levy’s wit is so dry that it makes the Dasht-e Lut desert feel like Waterworld, and Kenny is so despicable that anyone reading with even a pinch of the reality that he is always trying to spend (Kenny uses the term reality or reals as slang for American dollars) will be left wondering how in the ...

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