Search Results: "Susie Bright"


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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 2001 by Susie Bright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"As with a photo album whose every picture dissatisfies some member of the family, every user returning to this volume after the initial survey can expect to reread one or two stories devotionally and ignore the rest."
The eighth in Bright's series of hit-or-miss pillow books has a little something for everybody, but not much of anything for anybody. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 2006 by Susie Bright
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"An uneven, sometimes bumpy ride."
The erotic imaginings of 24 American authors. Read full book review >

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SUSIE BRIGHT'S SEXUAL STATE OF THE UNION by Susie Bright
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1997

Insight, rendered with soul and humor, on sex and sexual politics. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 2007 by Susie Bright
Released: Jan. 9, 2007

"Another year, another celebration of sex."
Sexologist Bright's annual paean to the more physical aspects of love. Read full book review >

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Released: July 6, 2004

"Smartly done, at times deeply felt."
Editor Bright asks three writers to face a life-changing sexual event. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 1997 by Susie Bright
Released: Oct. 8, 1997

"An intermittently stimulating gathering."
The fifth installment of Bright's annual offers further evidence that there is some very inventive erotica being produced at the moment—along with a good deal of flat, rather formulaic (albeit exuberantly frank) work. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Only for those who are already Bright fans. (Author tour)"
An unfocused, blistering rant about sexual issues near and dear to the author's heart. Read full book review >

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BIG SEX, LITTLE DEATH by Susie Bright
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2011

"Surprisingly dry, uninspiring rendering of a potentially intriguing life story."
"Godmother" of women's erotica reflects on her young life as a self-styled political and sexual revolutionary. Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"A fine farewell."
A 15th anniversary, best-of edition of the erotica series (The Best American Erotica, 2007, etc.)—founding editor Bright's final installment. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 1993 by Susie Bright
Released: Nov. 1, 1993

"But whatever you may think of sex, erotica seems—for the moment at least—to be serious business."
Another blow in the battle to legitimate literary titillation: an anthology more militant but less preachy than similar collections edited by Lonnie Barbach (Erotic Interludes, 1986) and Michele Slung (Slow Hand, 1992). Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 2002 by Susie Bright
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

Pop sexologist Bright (Full Exposure: Opening Up to Sexual Creativity and Erotic Expression, 1999, etc.) thinks this tenth annual collection marks a turning point because so many of the contributors have moved away from an autobiographical viewpoint to create characters whose sexual desires aren't synonymous with their authors'. Read full book review >

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THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 1994 by Susie Bright
Released: Nov. 1, 1994

The biggest surprise in this second annual anthology of 20 stories is the turn away from the rough-trade emphasis of the inaugural collection. Read full book review >