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The Good Parts: The Best Erotic Writing in Modern Fiction

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They imbued their art with the truth about love and sex and seduction. They pushed erotic writing to the center stage of American fiction. They took risks, fed our imaginations, and explored our fantasies. Drawn from the works of dozens of the best contemporary American writers, The Good Parts is American writing at its most unabashedly erotic. Contributors include: * Saul Bellow * Harold Brodkey * Philip Roth * Don DeLillo * Scott Spencer * William Styron * Joan Mellen * Kathy Acker * Rebecca Goldstein * Joyce Carol Oates * Lynne Sharon Schwartz * Elizabeth Tallent * Pat Califia * Toni Morrison * Michael Chabon * Robert Boswell * E.L. Doctorow * Mary Gordon * Oscar Hijuelos * Susanna Moore * Pam Durban * Dani Shapiro * Frederick Busch * Mary Caponegro * A.M. Homes * Charles Johnson * Jane Smiley * Robert Olen Butler * Siri Hustvedt * Susan Sontag * Amy Bloom * Steve Erickson * Amanda Filipacchi * Anna Monardo * Maria Flook * Dale Peck * Joan Wickersham * Lynne McFall * Gwendolyn M. Parker * Charles D'Ambrosio * Jennifer Egan * Anchee Min * Rick Moody * Charlotte Watson Sherman * Paula Huston * James McManus * Mary Gaitskill

Synopsis:

Drawn from the work of dozens of the best contemporary American writers, "TheGood Parts" is writing at its most unabashedly erotic.

Synopsis:

They imbued their art with the truth about love and sex and seduction. They pushed erotic writing to the center stage of American fiction. They took risks, fed our imaginations, and explored our fantasies. Drawn from the works of dozens of the best contemporary American writers, The Good Parts is American writing at its most unabashedly erotic.

Table of Contents

The adventures of Augie March / Saul Bellow — The geography of desire / Robert Boswell — Harry and Catherine / Frederick Busch — They whisper / Robert Olen Butler — The mysteries of Pittsburgh / Michael Chabon — Player / Don DeLillo — Billy Bathgate / E. L. Doctorow --The invisible circus / Jennifer Egan — ARC D'x / Steve Erickson — Nude men / Amanda Filipacchi — Family night / Maria Flook — The mind-body problem / Rebecca Goldstein — The other side / Mary Gordon — The mambo kings play songs of love / Oscar Hijuelos — Daughters of song / Paula Huston — The blindfold / Siri Hustvedt — Middle passage / Charles Johnson — Dance with bruised knees / Lynne McFall — Going to the sun / James McManus — Natural tendencies / Joan Mellen — Katherine / Anchee Min — The courtyard of dreams / Anna Monardo — The whiteness of bones / Susanna Moore — Jazz / Toni Morrison — These same long bones / Gwendolyn M. Parker — Martin and John / Dale Peck — The professor of desire / Philip Roth — Playing with fire / Dani Shapiro — Touch / Charlotte Watson Sherman — A thousand acres / Jane Smiley — The volcano lover / Susan Sontag — Endless love / Scott Spencer — Sophie's choice / William Styron — Museum pieces / Elizabeth Tallent — The paper anniversary / Joan Wickersham.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425172254
Editor:
Blair, J. H.
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Author:
Various
Location:
New York :
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
American essays
Subject:
Erotic stories, American
Subject:
American literature (collections)
Subject:
Erotica - Anthologies
Subject:
Erotic literature, American
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Erotica - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
112476
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , They imbued their art with the truth about love and sex and seduction. They pushed erotic writing to the center stage of American fiction. They took risks, fed our imaginations, and explored our fantasies. Drawn from the works of dozens of the best contemporary American writers, The Good Parts is American writing at its most unabashedly erotic.
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