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Neurotica: Jewish Writers on Sex

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Whoever it was who claimed that sex was the most fun you can have without laughing hadn't encountered Neurotica--an anthology of Jewish short stories, most of which uncover the hilarity inherent in carnality. It is a stellar collection of twenty-seven tales of sexual longing and consummation and frustration--of straight and gay sex, married, unmarried, and adulterous sex, ...more
Paperback, 380 pages
Published September 5th 2000 by Broadway Books (first published October 1999)
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Jill Shultz
Nov 09, 2012 Jill Shultz rated it liked it
The stories range from extremely funny ("Elvis, Axl, and Me" by Janice Eidus) to gripping ("Innocence," by Harold Brodkey). It's worth the price just for Eidus' story. You know how some stories leave such an impression that the slightest thing--a phrase, an image, the title--can make you bray or grin like an idiot? It's that kind of story.

Marcus Lacerda
É uma coletânea genial que faz um perfil da sexualidade e dos fatos sexuais dentro da vida judaica que peca em uma única coisa: não tem Philip Roth.
May 13, 2008 Malbadeen marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
what do you think Sarah? Would this cause any problems if I left it laying around the house?
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