The literary education you've always lusted for. Fresh from the virtual pages of Nerve.com comes this collection of "naughty bits," an irreverent look into the steamy, scandalous side of literature past and present. With bite-sized salacious excerpts from the classics -- new and old -- each with a fresh, insightful introduction, The Naughty Bits presents the world's great books as you never thought you'd see them. Includes naughty bits by: DanteD. H. LawrencePhilip RothGoetheToni MorrisonJulio CortazarJohn CheeverWilliam ShakespeareThaddeus RutkowskiJohn DonneThomas MaloryGunter GrassHerman MelvilleJohn BarthErnest HemingwayErica JongThomas CarewM. F. K. FisherWilliam KennedyJeanette WintersonPaul WestHarry MathewsCatullusClarice LispectorGiovanni BoccaccioJames BaldwinNicholson BakerTom WolfeJohn WilmotKevin CantyPlatoJames JoyceLydia DavisFrancois RabelaisKenneth StarrHenry MillerJohn UpdikeGeoffrey ChaucerMarquis de Sade Sir Philip SidneyHolly HughesMartin AmisAndrew MarvellThe Pearl PoetThomas PynchonSapphoWilliam GibsonMark LeynerMargery Kempe Jean GenetEdmund SpenserJohn ClelandKurt VonnegutAnais NinPetroniusKeith BannerUmberto EcoJ. G. BallardMario Vargas LlosaOvidJean de MeunCatherine BreillatGeorge EliotKenzaburo OeCormac McCarthyLarry FlyntRupert BrookeThe Old Testament"
Jack Murnighan is the former editor -in-chief of Nerve, and is now a full time contributor as well as a freelance writer.