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SIN-A-RAMA: EXPANDED EDITION: SLEAZE SEX PAPERBACKS OF THE SIXTIES. Expanded edition. Adam Parfrey. Feral House, Los Angeles, 2016. Original edition published 2005 {Worldwide 115568}. 328 pp. 16 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781627310284 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: "In this entertaining and still-stimulating collection, the ways in which the various authors dealt with their work emerge with radical variety, just as different individuals treat their more basic instincts." --David Cotner, LA WeeklyContributions by Stephen J. Gertz, Jay A. Gertzman, John Gilmore, Michael Hemmingson, Lydia Lunch, Lynn Munroe, and Robert Silverberg.Sin-A-Rama celebrates the near-forgotten world of erotic paperbacks from the 1960s when sex acts were described with code words, writers used pseudonyms, and publishers hid behind mail drop addresses. Sleaze paperbacks sold by the million, and their unorthodox content provoked FBI investigations, court battles, and prison sentences for the crime of "obscenity." Earl Kemp, the notorious Greenleaf Books editor, provides an insider's perspective. In "My Life as a Pornographer," science fiction legend Robert Silverberg divulges how he and other authors learned their sleaze craft. The bizarre glories of cover artists Robert Bonfils, Gene Bilbrew, Eric Stanton, Bill Ward and others are seen throughout in lurid color.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 170193
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