The Ultimate Guide to Kink
BDSM, Role Play and the Erotic Edge
Expand Your Erotic Horizons Beyond the Ordinary
"This is more than just a guide to kink, it's more than a sex manual. Editor Tristan Taormino has brought the players, thinkers and rock stars of the kink scene and together they have created a book that not only lets people know where to start, but why to start, and what they'll get out of it. Vanillas, novices, old hands, old guard—everyone can learn from this collection." —Dan Savage
Award-winning author, filmmaker and sex educator Tristan Taormino presents this bold and sexy treasury that runs the gamut from expert tutorials on kinky erotic practices to thought-provoking essays that delve into complex questions about desire, power and pleasure. The Ultimate Guide to Kink features the expertise of renowned educators writing passionately on their favorite subjects, including Patrick Califia, Midori, Laura Antoniou, Barbara Carrellas, Lee Harrington, Jack Rinella, Lolita Wolf, Madison Young, Hardy Haberman, Felice Shays, Ignacio Rivera, Sarah Sloane, Mollena Williams, FifthAngel and Edge. This comprehensive volume includes:
• techniques and creative ideas for bondage, spanking, flogging, sensation play, rough sex and more, illustrated by Katie Diamond
• lessons on how to eroticize power, cultivate deeper connections and incorporate kink into your sex life
• role-playing fantasies from the popular to the taboo
• provocative and personal manifestos on dominance, submission, sadism and masochism
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"A magnificent collection—consider it required reading for every kinkster who lives life on the hot side." —Dossie Easton, co-author of The New Topping Book and The New Bottoming Book
"Finally, a smart, comprehensive, and brave book on kinky sex for this generation." —Felice Newman, author of The Whole Lesbian Sex Book
Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, editor, filmmaker, and sex educator. She is the author of seven books, including Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships and The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women. She is editor of 23 anthologies, including more than a dozen volumes of the Best Lesbian Erotica series, which she created. She’s written for a multitude of publications from Yale Journal of Law and Feminism to The Village Voice to Penthouse. She has been featured in more than 400 publications and appeared on countless TV and radio shows. She lectures at top colleges and universities and teaches sex and relationships around the world.
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