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Nerve : Literate Smut

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Since its online debut in 1997, Nerve has been publishing brazen, titillating, and intelligent prose and photography. Nerve: Literate Smut highlights some of the webzine's most acclaimed stories and essays by writers such as Norman Mailer, Sallie Tisdale, Rick Moody, Thom Jones, and Dr. Joycelyn Elders, as well as striking photographs by Andres Serrano, Richard Kern, Sylvia Plachy, and others. Nerve's founders frame the texts and photos with original and revealing essays on the many sides of sex - from shame and habits to taboos, debauchery, and, of course, love.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 159 x 237.7 x 21.6mm | 408.24g
  • BROADWAY BOOKS
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0767902572
  • 9780767902571

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"New York magazine called "Nerve "the Web's most intelligent forum for erotica." Now, from the creators of Nerve.com comes an original collection of sexual fiction and nonfiction from some of today's best writers. Since its online debut in 1997, "Nerve has been publishing brazen, titillating, and intelligent prose and photography. "Nerve: Literate Smut highlights some of the webzine's most acclaimed stories and essays by writers such as Norman Mailer, Sallie Tisdale, Rick Moody, Thom Jones, and Dr. Joycelyn Elders, as well as striking photographs by Andres Serrano, Richard Kern, Sylvia Plachy, and others. "Nerve's founders frame the texts and photos with original and revealing essays on the many sides of sex--from shame and habits to taboos, debauchery, and, of course, love. This volume demonstrates why "Nerve is more than the latest web phenomenon--it's a bold new sexual sensibility and a precocious force in American culture.show more

About Genevieve Field

Genevieve Field created and edited books for MTV in her pre-"Nerve" life. She writes short stories and is at work on her first novel, which is being published in installments on "Nerve." Rufus Griscom left his job as an editor and director of new media in book publishing to cofound Nerve.com. His writing has appeared in "Publishers Weekly, " the "Wall Street Journal, " the "Baltimore Sun, " and other publications.show more

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