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    The New York Review of Books | Sigrid Nunez | 20 min
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    The New York Review of Books
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    • bill
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      1 month ago

      Whoa. This is ten times better than the other sex article I just posted. This one’s the real winner.

      • pandemia1 month ago

        I read his last two books. The last one has a domination scene that is quite realistic, I would say ;-)

    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScribe
      1 month ago

      I found this author’s subject matter and his analysis fascinating. Sex is an interesting topic but is not one I care to read about when a writer is not coming from a place of self love. There’s too much to be “worked out” psychologically when one is abused young in life and so the relationships tend to further the punishment and shame. I find that difficult to endure as a reader - no matter how well constructed and poetic the writer is.

    • pandemia1 month ago

      His only demand was to be fucked bare,” we are told about a sexual partner the narrator hooks up with through an Internet chat room, and for the narrator, you could say, this book is the literary equivalent of just that.

      Beautiful review of Greenwell fiction books