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* A married woman has a BDSM-tinged encounter at a work conference

* Two young boys on a sleepover feel the first stirrings of desire

* In an artificially generated afterlife, anything can be sexual if you want it to be

* A young widow on a sleeper train shelters a criminal in her carriage

* A bisexual woman cheats on her wife with a baker

* Anyone can hire a holographic gigolo in 2098 - but one client gets a lot closer than she'd intended

* Female friends, sharing a hotel room, give in to long-repressed feelings

* The Rapunzel myth is rewritten...

Twenty-seven well-known writers, their imaginations unleashed by anonymity...

'Now this is how you write erotica. And it's delicious to read' Cosmopolitan

'The building tension in "History Lesson" overwhelmed me so much I needed to pause to relieve some tension of my own... The updated variation on "Rapunzel" [is] so horny Anne Rice is weeping with pride in the afterlife... the best part of this book is the anonymity' New York Times

'Gorgeous' Guardian

'Here is sensuality gloriously released from gender, opprobrium, or the constraints of flesh' TLS

'A sizzling assemblage of top-notch literary fiction' LA Times

'An early contender for the steamiest book of the year' POPSUGAR

In this diverse and ground-breaking collection there is something for everyone, from teenage experimentation to sex in the afterlife, from married couples pushing their boundaries to illicit encounters between strangers. Perhaps you will guess which story was written by your favourite author, perhaps you won't, but the excitement is in the journey.

Twenty-seven erotic stories, anonymously written by:

Robert Olen Butler, Catherine Chung, Trent Dalton, Heidi Durrow, Tony Eprile, Louise Erdrich, Jamie Ford, Julia Glass, Peter Godwin, Hillary Jordan, Rebecca Makkai, Valerie Martin, Dina Nayeri, Chigozie Obioma, Tea Obreht, Helen Oyeyemi, Mary-Louise Parker, Victoria Redel, Jason Reynolds, S.J. Rozan, Meredith Talusan, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Souvankham Thammavongsa, Jeet Thayil, Paul Theroux, Luis Alberto Urrea, Edmund White

This collection hit the bestseller list in Canada on 17/02/2022

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryRomanceErotic FictionFiction & PoetryRomanceRomanceFiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 19/01/2023 ISBN-13: 9780008465674  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Hillary Jordan is the bestselling author of the novels When She Woke and Mudbound, which won the Bellwether Prize for socially conscious fiction and an Alex Award from the American Library Association, among other honors. Mudbound was adapted into a critically-acclaimed film that premiered at Sundance and went on to earn four Academy Award nominations. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, along with half the writers in America. Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is author of the international bestsellers Sarong Party Girls and A Tiger in the Kitchen: A Memoir of Food and Family. Her stories and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, Paris Review, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal, among others. She lives in New York City, though her heart and writing are never far from Singapore.

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