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The Naughty Bits: The Steamiest and Most Scandalous Sex Scenes from the World's Great Books

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Publisher Comments:

The literary education you've always lusted for.

Fresh from the virtual pages of Nerve.com comes this collection of "naughty bits," an irreverent look into the steamy, scandalous side of literature past and present. With bite-sized salacious excerpts from the classics — new and old — each with a fresh, insightful introduction, The Naughty Bits presents the world's great books as you never thought you'd see them.

Includes naughty bits by:

Dante

D. H. Lawrence

Philip Roth

Goethe

Toni Morrison

Julio Cortázar

John Cheever

William Shakespeare

Thaddeus Rutkowski

John Donne

Thomas Malory

Günter Grass

Herman Melville

John Barth

Ernest Hemingway

Erica Jong

Thomas Carew

M. F. K. Fisher

William Kennedy

Jeanette Winterson

Paul West

Harry Mathews

Catullus

Clarice Lispector

Giovanni Boccaccio

James Baldwin

Nicholson Baker

Tom Wolfe

John Wilmot

Kevin Canty

Plato

James Joyce

Lydia Davis

François Rabelais

Kenneth Starr

Henry Miller

John Updike

Geoffrey Chaucer

Marquis de Sade

Sir Philip Sidney

Holly Hughes

Martin Amis

Andrew Marvell

The Pearl Poet

Thomas Pynchon

Sappho

William Gibson

Mark Leyner

Margery Kempe

Jean Genet

Edmund Spenser

John Cleland

Kurt Vonnegut

Anaïs Nin

Petronius

Keith Banner

Umberto Eco

J. G. Ballard

Mario Vargas Llosa

Ovid

Jean de Meun

Catherine Breillat

George Eliot

Kenzaburo Oe

Cormac McCarthy

Larry Flynt

Rupert Brooke

The Old Testament

Synopsis:

The book that literary adventurers have been waiting for is an uninhibited tour of the great erotic moments in literary masterpieces based on the most widely read weekly column in "Nerve", the hot print and Web magazine.

Synopsis:

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About the Author

Jack Murnighan received a Ph.D. in literature from Duke University in 1999 while editor-in-chief of Nerve.com, the website that pioneered "literary smut." At Nerve he coedited (with Genevieve Field) the short story collection Full Frontal Fiction (Three Rivers Press, 2000). He now writes essays and fiction full-time. His stories have been chosen for The Best American Erotica in 1999, 2000, and 2001.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609806609
Editor:
Murnighan, John Keith
Editor:
Murnighan, Jack
Editor:
Murnighan, Jack
Editor:
Murnighan, John Keith
Author:
Murnighan, Jack
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Erotica
Subject:
Literary collections
Subject:
Erotica - General
Subject:
Romance - Adult
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
TPS-00-1
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.06x5.23x.59 in. .44 lbs.

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