Synopses & Reviews
From Susie Bright, America's most outrageous and outspoken chronicler of the nation's sexual practices, comes this eagerly awaited new volume of the crème de la crème of erotic literature of 1998. Edited by Bright, whom the San Francisco Chronicle
describes as "the X-rated intellectual" and The New York Times
hails as "the voice of sweet reason and literacy," this sixth annual edition of a bestselling series is sure to satisfy old fans and leave newcomers begging for more. The Best American Erotica 1999
cuts across the sexual spectrum to provide an anthology of the most arresting and provocative writing of the year.
Contributors: Elise D'Haene, Anne Tourney, Kelly McQuain, Richard Collins, Michael Thomas Ford, A. M. Homes, Thomas S. Roche Cecilia Tan, Jack Murnighan, Kevin Killian, Marian Phillips, Robin Sweeney, Ben Neihart, John Mason Skipp, Donald Rawley, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Tsaurah Litzky, Michael Bronski, Edo Van Belkom, Edward Falco, Keri Pentauk.
Margot Mifflin The New York Times Book Review She's like a big sister eager to usher you into a forbidden world of free-range fantasy.
Robert L. Pela The Advocate If Bright collected pennies as efficiently as she collects sexy stories, she'd be a zillionaire.
The eagerly awaited new volume of the year's highest quality erotica has been assembled by the editor the "San Francisco Chronicle" hailed as "the X-rated intellectual".
From Susie Bright, America's most outrageous and outspoken chronicler of the nation's sexual practices, comes this eagerly awaited new volume of the creme de la creme of erotic literature of 1998.
About the Author
Susie Bright is the editor of The Best American Erotica series and host of the weekly audio show In Bed with Susie Bright on Audible.com. She has been a columnist for Playboy and Salon, and has been profiled in USA TODAY, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, and Vanity Fair, among other publications. An international lecturer on sexuality and feminism, she won the 2004 Writer of the Year Award at the Erotic Awards in London. Ms. Bright lives in Santa Cruz, California.
Table of Contents
A Special Note...and a New Publication Date
From Licking Our Wounds
How to Come on a Bus
Je t'aime, Batman, je t'adore
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
MICHAEL THOMAS FORD
A. M. HOMES
From The End of Alice
THOMAS S. ROCHE
Up for a Nickel
Three Obscene Telephone Calls
Picking Up Daddy
The Number One Song in the Country
JOHN MASON SKIPP
All This and Heaven, Too
Mother of Pearl
MARY ANNE MOHANRAJ
The Balm That Heals
EDO VAN BELKOM
Tell Me What It Is
Is Your Husband Obsessed with On-Line Pornography?