Intersex (For Lack of a Better Word) chronicles one person’s search for self in a world obsessed with normal. What is “intersex”? According to the Intersex Society of North America, the word describes someone born with sex chromosomes, genitalia, or an internal reproductive system that are neither clearly male nor clearly female. Learn More
Catherine Millet’s best-selling The Sexual Life of Catherine M. was a landmark book—a portrait of a sexual life lived without boundaries and without a safety net. Described as “eloquent, graphic—and sometimes even poignant” by Newsweek, and as “[perhaps] one of the most erotic books ever written” by Playboy, it drew international attention for its audacity, and the apparently superhuman sangfroid required of Millet and her partner, Jacques Henric, with whom she had an extremely public and active open relationship. Learn More
An Oversized, Jaunty, And Highly Colorful Compendium Containing Over 100 Articles And Essays Comprising An Insightful And Informative Treatise On This Most Private Of Human Bodily Functions. Learn More
Johns, Marks, Tricks & Chickenhawks: Professionals & Their Clients Writing about Each Other is the follow-up to Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys, the groundbreaking anthology that appeared on the cover of the New York Times Book Review.
Live Nude Elf chronicles The Reverend Jen Miller's two-year career as a thirtysomething sex columnist for nerve.com; a sort of elvish-speaking, Lower East Side version of Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw. Learn More
A professional relationship counselor's guide to polyamory, open relationships, and other alternative lifestyles. Beyond the basics of polyamory lies a complex web of negotiations, agreements, pitfalls and rewards. Learn More
Against a densely imbricated skein of documentary fragments and confessional annotation, Mine advances a sustained, interlocutory investigation into the ulterior etiologies and malignant narcissism of underground pornography. Learn More
An Anthology of the 2009 Arse Elektronika colloquium, which takes place annually in San Francisco. The Arse event is an exploration of future, current, and past technology as it is used in regards to erotic human relations.
Japan Pink Kinky is a book that looks at Japan’s sex culture from the more visible hostess and red light districts to the subterranean subcultures that are inaccessible, but nonetheless widespread. Learn More
More than forty years after Deep Throat arrived on the cultural scene and inspired a sexual revolution, questions about the ethics of pornography and its impact on society are still being asked today and remain as controversial as ever. Learn More