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Sex

Surprising literary ventures

21 October 2009
Love Letters of a Japanese Marie Stopes

Love Letters of a Japanese begins: ‘These letters are real. Love Letters of a Japanese begins: ‘These letters are real. And like all real things they have a quality which… Read more

Tracks through the wasteland

21 October 2009
The Death of Bunny Munro Nick Cave

Canongate, pp.304, 16.99

Sex, and plenty of it. That’s certainly what Bunny Munro — the titular protagonist of Nick Cave’s second novel — wants. And, in a roundabout way, he gets it. In… Read more

Back to basics

11 February 2009
Wetlands Charlotte Roche

Fourth Estate, pp.229, 12.99

Wetlands, by Charlotte Roche What an odd mix of distinguished residents High Wycombe has had! Fern Britton, Benjamin Disraeli, Dusty Springfield, Karl Popper, Jimmy Carr: it’s a list that reads… Read more