The Best American Erotica 1996 by Susie Bright

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The Best American Erotica 1996 is the ideal collection for all lovers of first-rate erotic literature. Edited by Susie Bright, whom the Utne Reader calls "one of the leading thinkers and visionaries of our time," this fourth annual edition of a best selling series brings together the most outstanding erotic writing of the year - including peculiarly dark and dangerous takes, as well as cutting-edge forays into the world of cybersex.
 

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Susie Bright is the author and editor of more than a dozen books, including "The Best American Erotica" series, the first three editions of "Herotica, Sexwise, "and "The Sexual State of the Union." She has written for "Esquire, Playboy, Village Voice, New York Times Book Review, " and is a regular columnist for the on-line magazine "Salon. " She lectures and performs at theaters and universities nationwide and currently lives in Northern California.
 
Published October 8, 1996 by Touchstone. 256 pages
Genres: Erotica, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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There are books on how to love Goomba style, how to reenter the dating scene after a failed marriage, how to browse the Web for "the one" and even how dog lovers can use their furry friends to fetch the love of their life.

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For the third year in a row, Bright, a well-known lecturer and writer on human sexuality, brings us a brand-new, skin-tingling potpourri of stories you won't hear told at the dinner table.

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Robert Olen Butler offers the unforgettable, ""Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot."" And hilarious stories like Lars Eighner's ""The Trade,"" in which a gay man finds himself turning straight against his will, and Joel Dailey's ""Progressive Lightning,"" whose narrator was born ""with the ...

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In her chatty introductory essay to the seventh volume in this series, editor and sexual Renaissance woman Bright theorizes that ""an outstanding erotic story is one that makes you forget that you know the formula backward and forward."" Indeed, the formula exists in these stories, but is often t...

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