Peter Sotos


Born
in Chicago, The United States
April 17, 1960

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Peter Sotos (born April 17, 1960) is a Chicago-born writer who has contributed an unprecedented examination of the peculiar motivations of sadistic sexual criminals. His works are often cited as conveying an uncanny understanding of myriad aspects of pornography. Most of his writings have focused on sexually violent pornography, particularly of that involving children. His writings are also considered by many to be social criticism often commenting on the hypocritical way media handles these issues.

In 1984, while attending The Art Institute of Chicago, Sotos began producing a self-published newsletter or "fanzine" named Pure, notable as the first zine dedicated to serial killer lore. Much of the text and pictures in Pure were photocopied im
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Average rating: 3.99 · 1,902 ratings · 153 reviews · 33 distinct worksSimilar authors
Index

4.03 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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Selfish, Little: The Annota...

3.92 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Lazy

4.03 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2000
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Tool

3.88 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2013
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Tick

3.98 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2000
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Total Abuse: Collected Writ...

4.21 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1996
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Proxy: Pornography, 1991-2000

4.14 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2005
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Predicate: The Dunblane Mas...

4.05 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2005
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Comfort And Critique

4.67 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Mine

3.92 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2013
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“Pornography won’t be enough. Because it never is. Sooner or later, all niggers want to touch the real thing. All dogs want to smell and taste the true information. All artists want to make their fantasies reality. And everyone with a cock wants to use it to fall in love.”
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