Forget poorly written prose and clichéd love scenes: Book Lovers
answers the call for sexy literature with substance. This collection of toe-curling tales written by and for word-worshippers offers well-crafted fiction and creative nonfiction that connects literature to... show more
<DIV>Forget poorly written prose and clich&eacute;d love scenes: <I>Book Lovers</I> answers the call for sexy literature with substance. This collection of toe-curling tales written by and for word-worshippers offers well-crafted fiction and creative nonfiction that connects literature to libido. From a Vonnegut-inspired tryst to an imaginary <I>m&eacute;nage &agrave; trois</I> with Henry Miller and Ana&iuml;s Nin, the book encompasses a veritable buffet of literary fantasies.<p>Whether theyre conjuring Junot D&iacute;az between the sheets or dreaming of a modern-day enactment of <I>Wuthering Heights</I>—this time refusing Edgar in favor of lusty, bodice-ripping nights with Heathcliff—the stories in <I>Book Lovers</I> are designed for readers brains and bodies.<p><I>Includes contributions from Izabella St. James, Slash Coleman, Trina Calder&oacute;n, Cara Bruce, and Stephanie Auteri.</I></DIV>
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Book Lovers is perhaps the most literal example of literary erotica I have encountered. The word and the book really are the thing. The stories run a gambit of styles and explorations of the erotic. Sensual, stark, sweet, sorrowful, intimate, lonely, unexpected. The only connecting thread betwe...