The Dangerous Joy of Dr. Sex and Other True Stories

The Dangerous Joy of Dr. Sex and Other True Stories

Book - 2008
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Presents a collection of literary writings that feature eccentrics and visionaries intent on transforming the world according to their peculiar ambitions.

Independent Publishing Group

Nonfiction is the new black comedy in this hilarious collection of award-winning literary essays written by the infamous Pagan Kennedy. In the title piece, Alex Comfort, author ofThe Joy of Sex, reinvents himself as a sex guru in California and hatches a plan to destroy monogamy forever. In the stories that follow, a retired chemist finds a way to turn a wasteland into paradise, an aspiring tyrant tries to become the emperor of America, and an artist rigs himself up to a "brain machine" made from parts he bought at Radio Shack. All of the essaysmost of which have appeared inThe New York Times Magazine and The Boston Globe Magazinedocument the stories of visionaries bent on remaking the world, for better or for worse.

Publisher: Santa Fe, [N.M.] : Santa Fe Writers Project, c2008
ISBN: 9780977679935
Characteristics: xxvii, 247 p. : ports. ; 21 cm


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