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More serious pleasure

lesbian erotic stories & poetry

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Cleis Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lesbians -- Literary collections.,
  • Women -- Sexual behavior -- Literary collections.,
  • Lesbians" writings, American.,
  • Lesbians" writings, English.,
  • Erotic literature, American.,
  • Erotic literature, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by the Sheba Collective.
    ContributionsSheba Collective.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS509.L47 M67 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2026628M
    ISBN 100939416484, 0939416476
    LC Control Number91002575

    Payne Vs Pleasure, 1K likes. Adult Entertainment Service5/5.   Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, p. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, p. A good book is oftentimes good for more than one reason, since good books generally do not only contain good characters, or only have a good plotline, or only speak with a compelling narrative voice.

    This article from *The Book of Life poses these questions around developing an independent pleasurable self, and examines our attitudes towards taking our own fun more seriously. When it comes to work, most of us tend to dwell on where our talents and opportunities may .   Why reading for pleasure is a serious business: Cressida Cowell on the vital importance of children’s literacy. Cressida Cowell Octo but in a book they happen inside your head. You can be given endless history lessons on World War 1 but when you read a book you ARE poor old Private Peaceful walking out to the Front.

      Meet a very Serious Goose in late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's first fun and funny picture book! There is nothing silly about this goose. You CANNOT make her laugh, so DON'T EVEN TRY! Written, illustrated, and lettered by Jimmy Kimmel, this picture book challenges young readers to bring the silly out of a very Serious : Random House Children's Books. Making the case that serious reading is one of life’s great boons—that screen-bound kids are in danger of missing something tremendous—has become awkward, square-headed, emotionally difficult.


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There are abundant reasons, some of them worse than others and many of them mutually contradictory. To pass the time. To savor the existence of time/5. Readers are more fortunate: Everybody wins.

The Serious Pleasure of Books” demonstrates the chasm between Nabokov’s two prepositions. Wendy Lesser is a Author: William Giraldi. "Reading Why I Read delivers all the pleasure of discussing one's favorite books with a marvelously articulate, intelligent, opinionated friend. It's like joining the book club of your dreams."—Francine Prose"Wendy Lesser's extraordinary alertness, intelligence, and curiosity have made her one of America's most significant cultural critics," writes Stephen Greenblatt.

Genre/Form: Literary collections: Additional Physical Format: Online version: More serious pleasure. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Cleis Press, © (OCoLC) This is a book of rich provocations and rich delights.

More than most contemporary critics, Lesser trusts her instinct: what a joy it is to listen, through these pages, to her bold assessments and charismatic opinions.” Wendy Lesser is a serious reader--a quality reader--and this book is a serious pleasure.” The Serious Pleasure of.

The Serious Pleasure of Books with my usual yellow highlighter in hand, notepaper and pen at the ready, opening the reviewer's copy as I would for any normal assignment.

brightly painted fan Author: Joan Frank. “Reading Wendy Lesser is like attending a book club where the leader is an Olympic champion reader.

Think the Dana Torres of page-turning [In] Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books, Lesser tackles a deceptively simple question: Why does one read. The question might be impossible to answer, but it's a pleasure to exploreBrand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Adults whose annual household income is $30, or less are more likely than those living in households earning $75, or more a year to be non-book readers (36% vs. 14%). Hispanic (40%) and black (33%) adults are more likely than whites (22%). Wendy Lesser is a serious reader--a quality reader--and this book is a serious pleasure.” “More than 50 years after [Henry] Miller published The Books in My Life, The Serious Pleasure of Books with my usual yellow highlighter in hand, notepaper and pen at the ready, opening the reviewer's copy as I would for any normal assignment.

pages (large print) ; 23 cm Lesser draws on a lifetime of pleasure reading and decades of editing to describe her love of literature. As Lesser writes in her prologue, "Reading can result in boredom or transcendence, rage or enthusiasm, depression or hilarity, empathy or contempt, depending on who you are and what the book is and how your life is shaping up at the moment you Pages: The title “Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books” declares a purpose that Wendy Lesser with her first sentence immediately subverts: “It’s not a question I can completely answer.”Author: Priscilla Gilman.

In WHY I READ, Wendy Lesser draws on a lifetime of pleasure reading and decades of editing to describe a life lived in and through literature. As Lesser examines work from such perspectives as “Character and Plot,” “Novelty,” “Grandeur and Intimacy” and “Authority,” the reader will discover a definition of literature that is as broad as it is broad-minded.

Serious Pleasure. likes 13 talking about this. Serious Pleasure was formed in by former Antix guitarist / singer Jace ers:   Why we all need books: The benefits of reading for pleasure REGULARLY enjoying a good book can make us more satisfied, improve self-esteem and help with sleep problems.

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"Reading Why I Read delivers all the pleasure of discussing one's favorite books with a marvelously articulate, intelligent, opinionated friend. It's like joining the book club of your dreams."—Francine Prose "Wendy Lesser's extraordinary alertness, intelligence, and curiosity have made her one of America's most significant cultural critics," writes Stephen Greenblatt.

Where but in Wendy Lesser's "Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books" might one find a discussion of both Isaac Asimov and Henry James in the same paragraph.

True, James fares better, but she finds "serious pleasure" in both. To this writer and literary critic, /5(3). Think the Dana Torres of page-turning [In] Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books, Lesser tackles a deceptively simple question: Why does one read.

The question might be impossible to answer, but it's a pleasure to explore Just like your favorite book club, the discussion is brainy, it's personal, and it's occasionally off topic.”/5(28).

The Serious Pleasure of Summer Reading Ten books—for kids and She can turn them in for three more midsummer. challenges me in the .Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia, "A little, true book, not less beneficial than enjoyable, about how things should be in the new island Utopia") is a work of fiction and socio-political satire by Thomas More (–), written in Latin and published in The book is a frame narrative primarily Author: Thomas More.Buy Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books by Wendy Lesser online at Alibris.

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