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The BIG Book of Masturbation

3.72  ·  Rating details ·  29 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Presenting masturbation from a variety of perspectives and disciplines throughout history, Martha Cornog offers a thoughtful and intelligent look at the realities and controversies that surround this universal activity. The Big Book of Masturbation encourages readers to relinquish any angst they may have about solo sex and take a zealous look at its impact on culture and m ...more
Paperback, 335 pages
Published February 25th 2015 by Down There Press (first published May 1st 2003)
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G.R. Reader
Nov 08, 2013 rated it it was ok
I gave this book to Jacques Derrida as a Christmas present the year before he died. To his credit, he laughed and gave me a big wet kiss back.
Teri
Feb 11, 2008 rated it really liked it
Great reference book! Well researched and fascinating. Here is a snippet that gets you thinking:

" Masturbation uncannily mocks the concepts of our sexual discourse. Masturbation is sex with someone about whom I care, to whose satisfaction and welfare I am devoted. If I'm married, it is sex with someone who is not my spouse and hence adulterous. It is homosexual, incestuous, and often pedophilic. Given that masturbation has such an odd combination of characteristics, it is no surprise that we oft
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