Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge

Carnal Knowledge

From the ancient Sanskrit marriage manual the 'Kama Sutra' to the international bestseller 'The Penis: It's Performance, Enlargement and Training', here is socio-sexual posturing to sexual positioning.

SCIENCE OF LOVE AND BETRAYAL
ROBIN DUNBAR    Book Number: 76520
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The kind of besottedness that we associate with romantic love can be both intense and, compared to mate attraction in other animals, relatively long-lasting. Falling in love is one of the stranges...
TATTOO ART
RUSS THORNE    Book Number: 81344
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Tattoo art has never been more popular, as graphic designers and fine artists move into the genre to combat the effects of the economic squeeze. This huge and beautiful book reproduces some of the ...
FEAR OF FLYING: 40th Anniversary Edition
ERICA JONG    Book Number: 81212
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Originally published in 1973 in the USA, this internationally bestselling story is of Isadora Wing. Erica Jong coined a new phrase for a sex act and launched a new way of thinking about gender, se...
UGLY RENAISSANCE: Sex, Greed, Violence
ALEXANDER LEE    Book Number: 81377
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Behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and others is a fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of a sordid, hidden world. Renowned as a period of cultural reb...
RATE-A-DATE PAD
KNOCK KNOCK STUFF    Book Number: 81453
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Some of us here at Bibliophile are hooked on the First Dates TV programme, a fly-on-the-wall documentary of people looking for love. If you've been there, done that, now you can record with whom, ...
NATURE OF SEX: The Ins and Outs of Mating
DR CARIN BONDAR    Book Number: 81412
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With chapter headings like "Give the penis a bone", "When a boy is a girl too", and "Monogamy. Really?", this has to be one of the most fascinating books on sex since the Kama Sutra. The author sta...
LIGHT OF SEX: Initiation, Magic and Sacrament
MARIA DE NAGLOWSKA    Book Number: 81962
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The author was a Russian occultist, mystic and founder of the Brotherhood of the Golden Arrow and her conferences in Paris in the 1930s were attended by Man Ray and André Breton. Never before in E...
LOOK OF LOVE: Romantic Illustrations Through the Ages
THE BRITISH LIBRARY    Book Number: 81963
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Emily Dickinson: 'Morning without you is a dwindled dawn' opposite an illustration by Ronald Balfour from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1920. Book and magazine covers, paintings and cartoons to pu...
SIN IN THE SECOND CITY
KAREN ABBOTT    Book Number: 81966
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Sub-titled 'Madams, Ministers, Playboys and the Battle for America's Soul', we step into the perfumed parlours of Chicago's Everleigh club. It was the most famous brothel in American history and t...
KING'S BED: Sex, Power and the Court of Charles II
DON JORDAN & MICHAEL WALSH    Book Number: 82703
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The sexual revolution began in the ?60s - the 1660s. When Charles II ascended to the throne in 1660 he became pivotal to a sexual upheaval at the highest levels of English society and the newly rec...
SEXUAL HEALING: Stories and Insights
CAROL MARTIN-SPERRY    Book Number: 82725
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Refreshingly frank about sexual problems, this collection of case-histories with detailed assessments is a welcome demystification of the therapist's skill. As broadcaster Phillip Hodson says in th...
COSMO'S I LOVE WHAT YOU DO TO ME
ILLUS. BY BO LUNDBERG    Book Number: 83091
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Slip one leather and one cashmere glove on. During sex, stroke his back and chest, run your fingers through his hair or playfully swat his bottom. Combs, hairbrush, pillowcase, chocolate body pai...
LUST: Tales of Craving and Desire
ROALD DAHL    Book Number: 82635
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Read a story concerning wife swapping with a twist, hear of the aphrodisiac that drives men into a frenzy, discover the last act in a tale of jilted first love, and discover the naked truth of art....
MATING GAME: Why Men Want Sex and Women Need Love
ALLAN & BARBARA PEASE    Book Number: 83413
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The number one international bestseller from the couple who also wrote 'Why Men Don't Listen and Women Can't Read Maps'. Here is a practical, humorous and easy-to-read guide about men and women. ...
EROTIC DOLL: A Modern Fetish
MARQUAND SMITH    Book Number: 83072
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Freud thought that a fetish such as a doll is a substitute for sex, but the author of this well-researched and beautifully produced book argues that Freud missed the point: for many users, the erot...
FIRST TIME: True Tales of Virginity
KATE MONRO    Book Number: 83474
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Time has changed the way that people perceive their virginity lost and the definition are not carved in stone. Crucially it is the complete connection or emotional feeling people attach to their s...
CELTIC PLANT MAGIC: A Work Book for Alchemical Sex Rituals
JON HUGHES    Book Number: 83621
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The author is part of a lineage of Druids that have been practicing for five generations in a remote area of Wales. He now teaches the tradition at his home in western Ireland. His book is the ve...
REN HANG
EDITED BY DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 81874
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Ren Hang, who took his life February 23, 2017, was an unlikely rebel. Slight of build, shy by nature, prone to fits of depression, the 29-year-old Beijing photographer was nonetheless at the forefr...
MATING IN CAPTIVITY: Sex Lies and Domestic Bliss
ESTHER PEREL    Book Number: 84028
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"Is it possible for passionate sex to last a lifetime of loving? Yes, but there's a knack to it, according to the world's leaving authority..." Love seeks closeness, but desire needs distance. Talk...
EROTIC SENTIMENT IN THE PAINTINGS OF CHINA AND JAPAN
NIK DOUGLAS & PENNY SLINGER    Book Number: 83854
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The spiritual and ecstatic experience of physical love was celebrated in pillow books and since ancient times, Eastern cultures have viewed love making as one of the highest forms of spiritual and ...
INITIATIC EROTICISM AND OTHER WRITINGS FROM LA FLECHE
MARIA DE NAGLOWSKA    Book Number: 83861
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From October 1930 to January 1935, the Russian mystic, esoteric high priestess and self-styled Satanic Woman of 1930s Paris published 20 issues of her newspaper, La Flèche which she sold on the str...
THE SECOND SEX
SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR    Book Number: 84101
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Facsimile reprint of the 1953 original translation of the 1949 seminal work in the history of feminism and classic thesis on gender studies. "Since patriarchal times, women have in general been fo...
OVERCOMING SEXUAL PROBLEMS
VICKI FORD    Book Number: 84311
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Are you worried about impotence or loss of sexual desire, premature ejaculation or lack of orgasm? Rediscover the joys of sex in a book that empowers couples to set goals and meet their needs. Ex...
MISTRESSES: A History of the Other Woman
ELIZABETH ABBOTT    Book Number: 84353
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Known as the 'fancy woman', 'kept woman', the 'other woman', what do Jane Eyre, Madame de Pompadour, Eloise, Marilyn Monroe and Camilla Parker-Bowles have in common? Is a mistress merely a wife-in...
LITTLE BOOK OF BIG BREASTS
DIAN HANSON    Book Number: 84163
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The Little Book of Big Breasts features over 150 magnificently endowed, big breasted models from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s from the golden age of curves. Includes Michelle Angelo, Virginia Bell, Ro...
NUDE
RALPH GIBSON    Book Number: 84171
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Nipples in silhouette, pubic hair close up, hair flowing, between a woman's thighs, between breasts and between toes, faces are not shown, simply sensual body parts up close and personal in this mi...
STORIES OF SLANG: Language at its Most Human
JONATHON GREEN    Book Number: 84556
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Author of four previously published volumes on the subject of slang and the vulgar tongue, Jonathan Green is undoubtedly the English language's "Mr Slang". Slang is about sex, the body and its fun...
ART OF THE QUICKIE
JOEL BLOCK    Book Number: 70077
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Fast sex, fast orgasm, any where, any time. Discover hurry-up helpers that will get you both hot in record time and learn five great reasons for having a quickie - right now. Here are quickie-fri...
A CALL GIRL'S BEST SEX TIPS
RENÉE DUBOIS    Book Number: 84246
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500 How-Tos And Dos To Turn Him On is the sub-title of this book of professional erotic tips guaranteed to please your guy. Here are insider secrets that every call girl knows from tit-elation to ...