In 1908, at the age of two, Henry Pu Yi ascended to become the last emperor of the centuries-old Manchu dynasty. After revolutionaries forced Pu Yi to abdicate in 1911, the young emperor lived for 13 years in Peking’s Forbidden City, but with none of the power his birth afforded him. The remainder of Pu Yi’s life was lived out in a topsy-turvy fashion: fleeing from a Chinese warlord, becoming head of a Japanese puppet state, being confined to a Russian prison in Siberia, and enduring taxing labor.
"A Marvelous and Ultimately Sad Memoir"
"Higher Standards", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Stimulus Strategy", by James Surowiecki; "The Water Cure", by Paul Kramer; "Big Foot", by Michael Specter; "Killing Joke", by David Denby; and "Beamed Down", by Anthony Lane.
What's happening behind the bedroom door? The erotic elements of Twilight, scary sex laws, the future of sex ed, the science behind penis size, a cheating wife's defense of her affair, and much more make it under the covers of Best Sex Writing 2010. From the quest to create the thinnest condom ever to a night with swingers to underage sexting, Best Sex Writing 2010 covers the latest, hottest topics from the wide world of sex.
"Finally, the truth is out !"