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10 Sexy Books Published in 2009new

And as I peruse the many books deemed by many opinions to be the best of the year or, grander yet, best of the decade, I find myself compiling a modest, literary list of my own: 10 Sexy Books Published in 2009.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Juliette Tang  |  01-06-2010  |  Nonfiction

Stephen Elliott's Lacerating, All-Over-the-Place Memoir Pulls No Punchesnew

Whenever I read or hear "meta" or "postmodern" or "fiercely honest," I usually head for a lowbrow potboiler. But I'm not sure how else to describe The Adderall Diaries, a fiercely honest, postmodern work that's also more compulsively readable than the most pulpish thrillers.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Steve Friedman  |  11-13-2009  |  Nonfiction

Character Witness: Stephen Elliott Talks S&M and '20/20'new

Elliott's new book, The Adderall Diaries, is a brilliantly executed memoir disguised as a true crime book.
The Portland Mercury  |  Kevin Sampsell  |  09-18-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Fuck, American-Stylenew

You can tell a lot about a society by its wildest dreams and darkest fantasies. Sex for America's two dozen short stories suggest we are one sick nation.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  M.J. Fine  |  03-04-2008  |  Fiction

Politically Erectnew

Author Stephen Elliott convenes the randiest sons and daughters of our great republic for some seriously freaky love stories.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  02-21-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Dirty Wordsnew

Lusty busboys, plushies and Dick Cheney. Our book report on five new sex anthologies: Sex for America, The Eaten Heart: Unlikely Tales of Love, Do Me: Tales of Sex and Love from Tin House, SMUT Vol. 1, and My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead.
Willamette Week  |  Melissa Lion  |  02-13-2008  |  Books

Close to Memoirnew

This collection is teeming with violent sexual encounters and damaged characters while maintaining a curious level of sentimentality.
New York Press  |  Doug Black  |  10-12-2006  |  Fiction

Political Fictionsnew

Novelist Stephen Elliott tried every method possible to translate the double-talking, bootlicking, unctuous world of the campaign trail into something everyone can understand.
Boston Phoenix  |  Camlle Dodero  |  10-14-2004  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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