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Blair Underwood presents Casanegra, by Tananarive Due and Steven Barnes
In this hot and steamy mystery Publishers Weekly called "seamlessly entertaining," actor Tennyson Hardwick struggles to hang on to his acting career and redeem his sex-for-pay history, which estranged him from his father--a decorated LAPD captain who raised Tennyson to call him "sir...
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LOST IN HINDSIGHT  - C.S. Leaf (2008, Dylan Thomas Prize Nominee)
"C. S. Leaf's Lost In Hindsight is a lyrical dance to voice both necessary and new, old and resounding. Wondering. Wandering. Powerfully buoyant and brooding. His poetry is rich with incantation." -GALE P. JACKSON, POET, WRITER & CULTURAL HISTORIAN The collection includes...
The Fine Art of Erotic Talk
A whispered term of endearment, a flirtatious phrase, a secret suggestion - words can be the most intimate gifts that lovers share. This guide to their sensual power invites us to explore the erotic potential in verbal communication. The author shows us how words can arouse desire, reveal and...
Octopussy, Dry Kidney & Blue Spots -- Dirty Themes from 18-19c Japanese Poems. (The NYTBR idea, from Mark Twain)
17-syllabet Japanese poems about human foibles, sans season (i.e., not haiku), were introduced a half-century ago by RH Blyth in two books, "Edo Satirical Verse Anthologies" and "Japanese Life and Character in Senryu." Blyth regretted having to introduce not the best senryu, but...
The holothurian ossicles are from a photo by Dr. Mike Reich, one a many fine biologists who cooperated w/ this cross-genre book
900+ translated haiku, all on the sea cucumber and most over a hundred years old, with a good measure of natural history. You might know about Ponge and his object poems, but the sea cucumber, a featureless and formless (protean) animal without a ganglia of brain, is the ultimate "thing,...
The Price of Passion
A sensuous journey into the heart of sex and passion, exploring the demands of emotion, the conditions for intimacy. In The Price of Passion, Simone -- the orphaned, emotionally neglected daughter of a wealthy family -- must earn her inheritance by traveling the globe, delivering a message to her...