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Homosex: Sixty Years of Gay Erotica Paperback – July 1, 2007

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Marilyn Jaye Lewis, the Erotica Readers Association, on Hotter Than Hell
"This is by far the very best erotic fiction collection to come out in years. No kidding. Simon Sheppard's storytelling skills as unsurpassed."

About the Author

Simon Sheppard is a writer of gay erotica and a sex-advice columnist from San Francisco. He is the author of numerous books, including Kinkorama, In Deep, and Sex Parties 101. His first book, Hotter Than Hell and Other Stories, won the Erotic Authors Association Award for Best Collection of the year, and the title story of “In Deep” was short listed for the Rauxa Prize for Erotic Fiction. His work has appeared in more than 175 anthologies, and he writes the columns “Sex Talk” and “Perv.” Active in the queer artistic, political, and AIDS-activist communities, he lives in San Francisco.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Carroll & Graf/Running Press (July 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786717556
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786717552
  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,836,931 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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There's no denying that lots of women love man sex - doesn't matter if you identify as straight, queer or somewhere in between, experience tells me a good percentage of you are turned on by the thought of two men ravaging one another.

Homosex has plenty of that, but the fantastic thing about this compilation is that there's more to it than titillating stories. Simon Sheppard has managed to create a poignant, erotic history that touches on many of the major milestones of gay life in America through its erotica.

What makes this compilation amazing, in my opinion, are the editor's notes that proceed each story. Sheppard does a great job of setting the context for each piece and helps to tell this history through his brief, yet informative notes. Without his thoughtful research, this would be just another loosely bound concept of a book that would be hot, but forgettable.

The pieces included in this compilation cover sixty years and countless erotic fantasies. Even if you have little interest in the history lesson, you're sure to get off to the amazing stories!
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Not only does this anthology offer high quality gay erotica, it gives interesting historical and background information about the times in which these stories were originally published. For those who have preconceived ideas about what gay erotica was, is, and will be, this is a fine education on an underappreciated art form.
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So many times products don't match the bill of sale.

This was exactly what it claimed to be.

A sausagefest through and through.
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I'm sure I would have enjoyed this book immensely if I had ever received it, but I was informed that the order had been cancelled by the bookseller as the book was unavailable.Now, that's the way to make some money-tell someone the book they ordered is unavailable but fail to refund them what they paid for it.
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