Right-wing dirty novels

They have their own genre. Yes, we’ve all heard about Lynn Cheney’s “bodice ripper”, but now we learn (via Lutheranchik, who spotted it on Kos) that Lewis “Scooter” Libby is a member of that elite pantheon of right-wing porn writers:

So, how does Libby stack up against the competition? This question was put to Nancy Sladek, the editor of Britain’s Literary Review, which, each year, holds a contest for bad sex writing in fiction. (In 1998, someone nominated the Starr Report.)

Sladek agreed to review a few passages from Libby. “That’s a bit depraved, isn’t it, this kind of thing about bears and young girls? That’s particularly nasty, and the other ones are just boring,” she said. “God, they’re an odd bunch, these Republicans.”

You can snap up your copy here.

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