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Sunday, April 28 2013

Join the Underground: Loren Glass’ History of the Famous / Infamous Grove Press

Grove was the hippest and most important publisher of books that broke sexual taboos, plotted revolution, and kept millions of young intellectuals across the US in touch with the avant-garde and revolutionary politics throughout the world.


Tuesday, September 13 2011

Tainted Pasts: Pornography in ‘Meet Monica Velour’ and ‘The Girl Next Door’

Meet Monica Velour and The Girl Next Door demonstrate that mainstream representations of pornography, even in a society in which sex proliferates, are still surprisingly one-sided and inconsistent with counter-narratives offered by industry insiders themselves.


Monday, May 25 2009

Hella Nation by Evan Wright

Wright’s gift is his ability to trace a story through time and weave together a piece that is chilling in both subtlety and revelation.


Monday, April 27 2009

Licentious Gotham by Donna Dennis

The book is not necessarily a history of erotic publishing as much as the history of erotic publishing’s clash with the law.


Tuesday, October 28 2008

The Porning of America by Carmine Sarracino & Kevin Scott

Fast forward 30 years and find that the behavior and attitudes we associate with pornography have only become more omnipresent since porn’s heyday.


Monday, May 14 2007

A Moral Pornographer?

Can pornographic literature impart a lesson in morality? Author Tamara Faith Berger believes it can.


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