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The Best American Erotica, Volume 13: The Nasty Kind Audiobook

The Best American Erotica, Volume 13: The Nasty Kind

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Publisher's Summary

Featuring erotic stories by Carol Queen, Stephen Elliott, Sera Gamble, and Rachel Kramer Bussell.

In Best American Erotica, Volume 13, Bright chooses stories that toy with the most sexually charged and fearless writing of the year.

Included in this collection:

  • "Coyote Woman Discovers Email" by Gaea Yudron
  • "Every Good Boy Deserves Favors" by L. Elise Bland
  • "The End" by James Williams
  • Excerpt from Brass by Helen Walsh
  • "Under the House" by Lynn Freed
  • "Heartbeats" by Sidney Durham
  • "Drunkie's Surprise" by Kweli Walker
  • "Fairgrounds" by Peggy Munson
  • "Beatings R Me" by Mr. Sleep
  • "Ukiyo" by Donna George Storey
  • "Grifter" by Carol Queen
  • "Fifteen Minutes" by Gwen Masters
  • "The End" by Rachel Kramer Bussel
  • "Granny Pearls" by Salome Wilde
  • "High Risk" by Bob Vickery
  • "Stalin's Mustache" by Will Heinrich
  • "Bad Education" by Stephen Elliott
  • "The Clay Man" by Sera Gamble
  • "The Sound" by Maxine Chernoff
  • "Paradise City" by Bianca James
  • "The Nasty Kind Always Are" by Steve Almond

Previously published as Best American Erotica 2006.

Introduction ©2006 Susie Bright; (P)2006 Audible, Inc.

What the Critics Say

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    Abiline Berks, UK 27/09/2010
    Abiline Berks, UK 27/09/2010 Member Since 2012
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    "It didn't move me!"

    This collection did not live up to it's title. The majority of the stories were pretty dull and uninspired. I found few erotic moments.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Andrew
    Houston, TX, United States
    04/04/07
    Overall
    "Worth a listen"

    The stories told in this audiobook are different than other erotica I have read or to which I have listened. Not your typical Penthouse letters, which can get repetitive and predictable. While I did not find all of the stories erotic, they did keep my attention because they were well told and different.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Leiza
    Dale, TX, USA
    24/12/06
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    "Erotic Feast"

    Nourishment for the erotic imagination is hard to find. What commonly passes for the expression of sexuality is so narrow in its range--lacking for example women's voices--that instead of feeding the erotic imagination, it starves it. This collection, on the other hand, is a cornucopia. The stories portray a broad range of sexual expression with a richness and spice that made me dang horny.

    The characters and story lines, by going beyond the usual confines (regarding, for instance, age, class, and heritage), sometimes tantalize and disturb, often titillate, and sometimes all of these at once. I loved letting my erotic mind wander to the places envisioned by each unique writer. By vsiting these places, safely in the imagination, land of infinite possibilities, I expanded my understanding of the erotic and of myself, and got an erotic feast that left me with the delicious taste of forbidden fruit.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • David
    Raleigh, NC, USA
    17/10/06
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    "The Best American Erotica 2006"

    I think most women would appreciate the story details in this audio book and the people who read the them. I really didn't care to much for this audio book. I guess for me there was way too much other than hetrosexual stories for my liking. I found myself not interested or a little bored with most of the stories. If you like a big mix of erotic stories then the book may be for you. If you don't like other than hetrosexual stories then I would suggest looking elsewhere.

    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Michael
    murfreesboro, TN, USA
    06/09/07
    Overall
    "hit just the right spot"

    Not every story was my kind of erotica, but there were many that were amazing and hit just the right spot. I plan to buy more from this series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Alice
    Mequon, WI, USA
    16/07/06
    Overall
    "Not my thing"

    I did not enjoy this type of erotica. It was not erotic to me but rather close to being deviant. Be wary.


    8 of 14 people found this review helpful
  • William T Maroney
    HAMPTON COVE, AL, United States
    19/08/13
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    "Don't waste Your Time"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Not much worth talking about, poor story lines. Each story was a total waste of time not worth listening to.


    What was most disappointing about the authors’s story?

    The entire book of stories


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of the narrators?

    Not worth commenting


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    disappointment


    Any additional comments?

    None

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • TC
    USA
    17/10/07
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    "BAD"

    words fail me. this book wasn't even mildly entertaining. spend your money elsewere!

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Wayne
    west valley city, UT, USA
    01/09/07
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    "Better luck next year…"

    Usually Susie’s taste is supreme, or at least comparable to mine. This selection though seemed to fall below her par. But of course it is only her review of what hit the erotica market it 2006. Maybe we all had a bad year.

    One exception in the book is the story "Grifter" by Carol Queen, which is a sweet tale of revenge and just deserts. Alas even this story seems abridged, with missing details and a rushed ending.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Phillip
    OsloNorway
    23/08/07
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    "Not even close"

    To say this disappoints, isn't even close. Sorry Susie, love your stuff, but I guess even you have your bad days!

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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