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Down There Press authors have been answering that question for twenty-five years! From Joani Blank's Good Vibrations "RM" bringing to light the sexual potential of "personal massagers", to Jack Morin's still the-only-one-of-its-kind Anal Pleasure & Health, to Susie Bright's genre-launching Herotica "RM", San Francisco's oldest publisher of award-winning sex-positive bo ...more
Paperback, 100 pages
Published February 25th 2015 by Down There Press (first published November 1993)
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Steve
Sep 24, 2010 Steve rated it it was amazing
Pardon my bluntness, but I love women's genitalia and how visually fascinating it is. I'm not gonna lie. And if you feel the same way, you owe it to yourself to snag a copy of this book of art photos of said anatomical region, as possessed by everyday, ordinary women, and not filtered through what some have described as "the pornographic male gaze." Definitely a feminist piece, this book celebrates the beauty and diversity of the vulva in unapologetic detail, and I cannot recommend it enough.
Rob Charpentier
Apr 30, 2014 Rob Charpentier rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
This is a deceptively small and simple picture book consisting of a variety of shapes, sizes, ages, and flesh tones of the female genitalia. One could easily look at the entire thing in a matter of seconds or spend the better part of an hour or more looking at these.

Granted, not everyone might find the subject matter to their interests but I feel that is exactly the point. For this is not pornography, nor is it an art book…if anything it is actually a psychology book, as it will cause the viewe
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Deb
Nov 04, 2009 Deb added it
Shelves: fiction, sex, women, body
"A good counterbalance to the shaved, waxed, and airbrushed images from porn. All girls should be able to get an idea of what real bodies look like, and this is a good resource."
Melissa Luna
Dec 06, 2011 Melissa Luna rated it it was amazing
Shelves: five-stars
Five stars on principle. This is an important book that should be shared and discussed.
Tristan Goding
Dec 22, 2015 Tristan Goding rated it really liked it
Vaginas of all sorts of shapes, sizes, ages, and colors. I call it a picture book. The appeal is, admittedly, limiting. The imagery, however, is undeniably fascinating and beautiful. If it sounds like something you'd be up for, check it out.
Stephy
Apr 04, 2008 Stephy rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Women, not men.
Recommended to Stephy by: It wasat a Library Friend's Sale for $2.00
In the mid Seventies, Tee Corrine published a marvelously popular little "Cunt Coloring Book". This volume is a much slicker version of that, with photos of women's vulvae. I guess I'm enough of an old timey Dyke that I can't make the jump from the coloring book to this. In 1993 I was busily engaged in caring for my dying mother. I didn't have time to care, and later, no interest. I found it in the Library Friend's Sale. The cunt Coloring Book has the advantage that you can actually color in it! ...more
Dirtymotherproductions cumor
Sep 29, 2007 Dirtymotherproductions cumor rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Marc give it back!!!!!!
I love this book, it is a series of beautifully shot, uncandid images of wimmins vaginas, really gives you a new perspective, without the probnographic vibe, vaginas look like virgin mary! I lent this book to my friend Marc and he still has it, if you read this Marc...pleeeeeeaaassse send it home.

cheers
HeavyReader
Jun 20, 2007 HeavyReader rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: people who've never seen real vulvas
Shelves: art, sex-nonfiction
This is a picture book in the truest sense of the word.

It includes no text (except for possibly an introduction), just page after page of color photos of women's vulvas. Wow!

A beautiful and powerful book.
Brianna
Apr 29, 2012 Brianna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Probably everyone should "read" this - so much variation packed into such a tiny book!
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