The Sun Also Rises

“Oh, Jake,’ Brett said, “we could have had such a damned good time together.” Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly pressing Brett against me. “Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pretty to think so?” —From The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway When I was […]

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The Travails of My Penis are At Your Disposal: My “Average” Male Friends Talk Openly About Sex

I am not afraid to ask anyone, anything. It’s a blessing for me, as a writer.  And a curse for those around me, namely my husband. I get into conversations about coffee with the guy next to me at the gym, conversations about books with the cashier at the supermarket and often, too often for […]

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