Susie Bright, founder of Best American Erotica, presents a classic, taboo-breaking collection of men’s erotic fiction - featuring the most unrepentant gay literary heroes of our generation. Legendary writers like John Preston, Samuel Delany, Steven Saylor/Aaron Travis, Lars Eighner, Dennis Cooper - who can imagine men’s intimate and transgressive lives without them?
Susie Bright, long-time host of Audible's own In Bed with Susie Bright, talks with Ian Kerner, the best-selling author of Be Honest - You're Not That Into Him Either and She Comes First. With years of personal and clinical experience between them, Susie and Ian talk about the sexual dilemmas facing women and men these days - everything from dating, marriage, porn, body image, and much, much more.
If you can only have one audiobook of erotica on your listening device, this is it. From Susie Bright, the "grand dame" of erotica and the editor of The Best American Erotica series, comes this compelling collection, featuring 40 of the best and most relished contemporary erotic short stories to date.
Get ready for a roller-coaster ride for your senses as Harriet Lerner, Mollie Katzen, and Susie Bright unleash their ideas about America's favorite taboos in Food, Sex, and Relationships. With combined book sales of over seven million copies, these three best-selling writers are at the height of their powers as they cast light in the shadowy corners of the human mind.
Susie speaks with author Jen Sincero about her new book You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. It's about how to stop wallowing in your own self-pity, take action, and lose the excuses. As a life coach, Jen has had a long history of dealing with kooky and great experiences, a history that enables her to make your life work for you. Susie also loves another of Jen's books: The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping with Chicks. This is a fun conversation filled with lots of tidbits that will help you to get going.
Susie Bright brings together love's darkest arrows in this shiver-inducing collection of 15 gothic erotic short stories, with original stories from legends such as author Francesca Lia Block and Supernatural screenwriter Sera Gamble. Listen alone or share with a lover and devour the mystical characters, forbidden sexual relationships, and private pleasures.
"Not a big erotica or goth reader, loved it anyway"
Susie is home for the holidays, but wants you to enjoy this show from 2010…. This week is Part One of a conversation with Yale psychology professor Paul Bloom about his new book How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like. Susie is intrigued to hear what Dr. Bloom has discovered about desire and what we can and can't control. Susie and Paul discuss pornography and why it is so arousing. They also talk about sperm wars and why American men have such large testicles.
Susie Bright is the first and reigning queen of contemporary erotica. In How to Write a Dirty Story she reveals her tricks of the trade and shows you how to heat up sex scenes in everything from traditional novels and romances to science fiction and humor. Easing the aspiring writer into the creative process, she tells you how to write the steamy plots and sensual characters that publishers and readers (and listeners) are looking for.
"If you fantasize about writing - read this book!"
What's the real scoop about cannabis and smoking-hot sex? All is revealed in an article entitled "High Satisfaction" at Nerve.com. Susie reads from Kate Hakala's story, and she reviews the effects of combining weed and sex. Think about what pot does: loosening inhibitions, relaxing one's state of mind, and inducing neurochemical pleasure. Combine that with sex, and fun stuff might well happen. There's not much research on the topic, but stoners will attest that these two activities go hand in hand.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Jane Smiley details a beautiful erotic interlude in an otherwise sordid real estate deal; Mary Gaitskill celebrates the unexpected ardor of one middle-aged couple; Steve Almond reminisces about the best one-man/three-girl Ecstasy party ever; Nelson George recounts the erotic escapades that befall a young man who accompanies a celebrity athlete when he picks up a gaggle of girls; and Carol Queen explores the joys of making love with summer fruit.
You've heard of Anaïs Nin, the free-spirited feminist intellectual, but have you heard of Bern Porter? Susie starts of today's show with a look at one man's wild recounting of his supposedly wild sex life with Nin.
From public policy to private fantasies to the who's who of philosophers and boundary pushers, Susie explores the desires and sexual anxieties ticking beneath it all. Enjoy all 45 episodes. Each offers candid discussions of sex and sexuality as it threads through our lives with the viewpoint only Susie can bring. This 2016 collection features interviews with authors, journalists, and educators on some of the year's most compelling subjects.
To mark its 15th anniversary, and the very last edition of the series, the top-selling erotica anthology achieves a scorching new climax with a special edition showcasing standout stories from the entire series as well as never before published pieces - plus a hot and edgy piece from Susie Bright herself.
"Definitely pushes the envelope"
Susie Bright, the host of In Bed with Susie Bright, wants to read you some of her favorite dirty stories. In this collection of eight stories, you'll hear reminiscences of sex past from Tsuarah Litsky, in transit encounters from Nell Carberry, an updated Beauty and the Beast tale from Claire Tristram, as well as stories from Jess Wells, Alma Marceau, and Ernie Conrick. Almost all of these stories originally appeared in the annual Best American Erotica collection, edited by Susie Bright.
"Sensuality - the advanced course"
Some of the smartest erotic stories in the world just happen to be written by lesbians, women who changed the face of erotic lit. Susie Bright presents a collection of lesbian sex lives that speak fearlessly, through every taboo, without any apologies. Writers like Dorothy Allison, Lisa Montanarelli, Greta Christina, and Peggy Munson name names, get as close to any woman as they dare, and relish every deep stroke of their erotic pens….
"Delivers Exactly What Was Promised!"
Susie Bright's groundbreaking anthology of women's erotic fiction "reflects up our skirts (and jeans) like a patent leather shoe." Witty, thoughtful, and incisive, the ten stories in this multi-voice recording offer a banquet of non-stop sexual delight. More Herotica.
This week's show concentrates on one special topic that many listeners continue to have questions about: the G-Spot and women's orgasm. Yes, the Big O. Today's show will reveal everything you ever wanted to know about the illustrious G-Spot. Over the years, Susie has written books, interviewed authors, and answered many listeners' questions about just what is the female G-Spot.
Famous for taking her readers to undiscovered places, Susie Bright has changed the rules for writing about sex. Erotica is no longer under-the-covers reading; it's thrilling literature that showcases the best writing around.
"Worth a listen"
Included in this collection: "Rubenesque" by Magenta Michaels; "Brian's Bedroom" by Leigh Rutledge; "Serenade for Female with Fantasies" by Anne Marie Mardith; "Why" by Bob Flanagan; "Milk" by Michael Dorsey; and more.
Just close your eyes and listen...Cyborgasm is a collection of erotic fantasies recorded using technology developed for Virtual Reality applications. From sweet nothing whispers to no-holds-barred lust, Cyborgasm sounds so real you can feel it.
"Aural pleasure only"