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Tue Jul 30, 2013, 03:01 AM

What was the first pornographic book you remember reading?

How old were you?


I was somewhere between 9 and 11 when I read this book.
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In_The_Wind Jul 2013 OP
TexasTowelie Jul 2013 #1
azurnoir Jul 2013 #2
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #5
nomorenomore08 Jul 2013 #3
Teamster Jeff Jul 2013 #4
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #6
panader0 Jul 2013 #7
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #9
Paladin Jul 2013 #27
pipi_k Jul 2013 #11
SCantiGOP Aug 2013 #61
solara Jul 2013 #23
valerief Aug 2013 #64
BainsBane Jul 2013 #8
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #10
cliffordu Jul 2013 #12
Tom_Foolery Jul 2013 #13
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #39
RiffRandell Jul 2013 #47
Xyzse Jul 2013 #14
bluedigger Jul 2013 #15
MicaelS Jul 2013 #16
LadyHawkAZ Jul 2013 #17
HarveyDarkey Jul 2013 #18
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #19
SomethingFishy Jul 2013 #20
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #25
SomethingFishy Jul 2013 #31
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #36
Post removed Jul 2013 #21
olddots Jul 2013 #22
antiquie Jul 2013 #24
hrmjustin Jul 2013 #26
rurallib Jul 2013 #28
antiquie Jul 2013 #30
Tom Ripley Jul 2013 #29
CaliforniaPeggy Jul 2013 #32
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #41
CaliforniaPeggy Jul 2013 #44
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #45
CaliforniaPeggy Jul 2013 #46
Locut0s Jul 2013 #50
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #53
LWolf Jul 2013 #33
IcyPeas Jul 2013 #34
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #37
Paladin Jul 2013 #52
trof Jul 2013 #35
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #43
Dyedinthewoolliberal Jul 2013 #38
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #58
Dyedinthewoolliberal Jul 2013 #59
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #60
nolabear Jul 2013 #40
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #42
Kaleva Jul 2013 #48
NickB79 Jul 2013 #54
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #56
Locut0s Jul 2013 #49
Chan790 Jul 2013 #51
In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #55
nomorenomore08 Jul 2013 #57
Still Blue in PDX Aug 2013 #62
bluesbassman Aug 2013 #63

Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 03:18 AM

1. I only looked at the pictures

since I was cognitively challenged.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 03:33 AM

2. does Myra Breckenridge count?

I was about 10 or 11 oh and Moll Flanders around the same time

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Response to azurnoir (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:34 AM

5. Our young minds were curious. Those were good books.



If I wasn't supposed to read it, I did.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 04:02 AM

3. I was probably around that same age when I found a rather graphic historical romance novel

(set in Ancient Rome IIRC) my mother had been reading. I only read a few pages, but the passage I'd stumbled across was a bit of a shock to me.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 07:38 AM

4. Portnoy's Complaint

Not quite porn but I was pretty young and it shocked me

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Response to Teamster Jeff (Reply #4)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:36 AM

6. I remember reading that when I was a teenager. It shocked me too.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:37 AM

7. Candy by Terry Southern

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Response to panader0 (Reply #7)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:43 AM

9. I read that one.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #9)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 03:00 PM

27. "Candy" swept through my 9th grade class like a contagion.


Lots of warnings and one-day suspensions given out.

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Response to panader0 (Reply #7)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 09:01 AM

11. My first too....

"Daddy, it's YOU!!!???"


I was 13 or 14 I think

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Response to pipi_k (Reply #11)

Thu Aug 1, 2013, 04:25 PM

61. remember the movie of Candy?

Richard Burton had a small but memorable part.

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Response to panader0 (Reply #7)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 12:58 PM

23. Candy was my first too!

I remember reading Candy in a dressing room at the theatre where I worked as an apprentice while an actor, much older than I, ( I was probably 15 or 16 at the time and he was certainly in his 60s) stopped by for a moment and watched me with a strange sort of bemused look on his face as I read. I was pretty sure that he would not know what the book was about since he was so old and all, so I kept reading, feeling a bit self satisfied and probably slightly arrogant as well.

Looking back at it, I am pretty sure he not only knew about the book but had a pretty fair idea of what I was experiencing while I was reading it.

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Response to panader0 (Reply #7)

Thu Aug 1, 2013, 09:26 PM

64. That was my first, too. nt

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:40 AM

8. Myra Breckenridge

I was home sick with strep throat and picked it off the shelf to read. I was in 7th or 8th grade. It was quite an eye opener.

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Response to BainsBane (Reply #8)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:53 AM

10. I always enjoyed my sick days at home alone.



My stepmother's bookcase held so many interesting secrets.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 09:26 AM

12. The adventurers.....I think.

Third grade so I was eight. Got it out of my grade school library on the advice of my third grade teacher who's breasts I stared at relentlessly for the entire year.

Man, I can still see that cleavage. She gave me a hug once in a while......

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 10:35 AM

13. The Happy Hooker by Xaviera Hollander...

I was about 16.

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Response to Tom_Foolery (Reply #13)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 10:42 PM

39. One Friday afternoon, Xaviera Hollander gave a speech at Kingsboro College ...

when I was a student there in '72 or maybe she was there in '73. You would never have guesses what her profession was just by looking at her.

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Response to Tom_Foolery (Reply #13)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:46 PM

47. Me too.

I was about 12...found it in my Mom's closet.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 10:36 AM

14. I must have been 8 or 9

I don't remember the name of the book. It was paperback smut not worth mentioning.

Still, it was primarily about a Jewish American woman who headed back to work in Israel. She gets involved with a semi-balding jewish guy, but her main attraction is with a Palestinian.

I don't know the book's name any more, but it was far better written and sexier than Shades of Grey any day.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 10:38 AM

15. The Harrad Experiment.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Harrad-Experiment-Robert-Rimmer/dp/0879756233

I was probably about 13. Shortly thereafter I discovered that there was pornography with pictures. I doubt that I read another pornographic book again.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:44 AM

16. Hell I was 11, and I read a REAL porn...

"Novel", I found in a trash can. Not this artsy-fartsy stuff. IIRC, it was a Liverpool Library Press book, but can't remember the title. Something about boys at a private school, and the school nurse.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:51 AM

17. Hollywood Wives

I was 11.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:54 AM

18. Story of O

 

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Response to HarveyDarkey (Reply #18)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:55 AM

19. One of my favorites!

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 12:22 PM

20. The Jury was unanimous...

let this post stand. I can't believe someone alerted on it..

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Response to SomethingFishy (Reply #20)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 02:27 PM

25. Another juror member sent me a PM with the full alert and comments of each juror.

Perhaps the person sending the alert hasn't read the classics.


http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/17623.D_H_Lawrence



Thank you.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #25)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 06:40 PM

31. Mine was the "pull that stick out of your ass" comment

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Response to SomethingFishy (Reply #31)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:09 PM

36. Thank you ~ Juror #1

Well done

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 12:25 PM

22. Lady Chatterley's lover

 

first book I read ----never been the same .

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 02:04 PM

24. Three Men and Diana.

 

It was a romance novel written in 1933, but at age 11, I was amazed.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 02:31 PM

26. I can't remember the name but I was 18 when I did.

 

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 05:34 PM

28. Sears Catalog, women's underwear section

and the National Geographic stories on equatorial Africa

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Response to rurallib (Reply #28)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 05:55 PM

30. Finally,

 

The Honest Man.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 05:45 PM

29. Hardcore pornography? 9."Lad Mad" was the title

 

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 06:47 PM

32. It wasn't exactly pornographic...but my mom was surprised.

I was babysitting for a neighbor, and found this book in her bookcase. "A House Is Not A Home." The neighbor was amused and said it was OK with her if I read it. So I did.

It was a non-fiction book about a whore house...

I don't really remember much about it!

Lady Chatterley's Lover and Candy came along when I was in college, I think. I was riveted!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #32)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:16 PM

41. I led a very sheltered early childhood.

I didn't know porn existed while I lived with my Aunt.

When I was 17, my second stepmother confiscated my collection of books on Sigmund Freud.
I was working on a paper for my senior english class.

She thought his works were too sexual.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #41)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:24 PM

44. She should NOT have done that to you...

I'm so sorry....

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #44)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:29 PM

45. Today, I feel sorry for her. Obviously she was sick inside.

Thanks Peggy

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #45)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:32 PM

46. YW...



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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #41)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 02:52 AM

50. Stepmother confiscates books on Freud...

That couldn't have written itself now could it. Talk about Freudian issues. lol

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Response to Locut0s (Reply #50)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 01:30 PM

53. Like so many women in my past ... it was/is jealousy.

BTW ~ She was only 11 years older than me. Oh and ... my father was her fifth husband.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 07:22 PM

33. I can't remember the title.

I was an early "latch-key" kid, and a voracious reader. I wasn't allowed to leave the house when I got home from school until my mom got home.

At some point, maybe about 11 yo, I'd run through everything I had to read and started browsing her shelves. I found some book about some swedish or dutch woman who traveled around having sex with every man, and some women, that attracted her attention. I don't remember the title, the author, or the protagonist's name, but I can remember a few of the sex scenes, lol.

When I got done with that one, I picked Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask off her shelf. By the time I was 12 I'd had quite an education. She never knew.

I also read Lady Chatterly, later on in my teens. It was mild in comparison.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 07:51 PM

34. The Pearl - by Anonymous

it was considered erotic Victoriana, but it was pretty porn-y to me. Fantastic stuff.

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Response to IcyPeas (Reply #34)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 08:12 PM

37. My step-mom's bookshelf also contained The Pearl, which I read.

In the early 60s it was steamy stuff for a teenager.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #37)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 10:04 AM

52. Yeah, I acquired a paperback of that one when I was a teen.


Impressive book, when I was at a very impressionable age.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 07:54 PM

35. Peyton Place

Racy for the time but pretty soft now (no pun intended).
The book went from hand to hand in high school.
The 'good' pages were dogeared.

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Response to trof (Reply #35)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:22 PM

43. My second stepmother burned my copy.

I just bought another one.
Oh and a copy of Return to Peyton Place.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 10:36 PM

38. Not sure if it was the first but

it was one of them- The Autobiography of a Flea.

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Response to Dyedinthewoolliberal (Reply #38)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 04:38 PM

58. I'll have to google that one.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Reply #58)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 10:29 PM

59. It circulated the barracks

a couple of times!

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Response to Dyedinthewoolliberal (Reply #59)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 10:54 PM

60. Wow! That was quite a bit more than I expected. And it's so old, from the 1800s.

Indeed

*** warning ~ not for prudes ***

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 10:52 PM

40. I literally found The Story of O in a ditch when I was about fourteen.

Let me tell you, the scales fell from my eyes...

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Response to nolabear (Reply #40)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 11:19 PM

42. Hahaha!

It's a very good thing we were smart enough to realize that Stephen had it all wrong.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 02:42 AM

48. The Old Testament

Can't recall the age.

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Response to Kaleva (Reply #48)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 01:35 PM

54. Ding ding ding! My thoughts exactly!

Lots of X-rated discussions going on in Leviticus.

Don't fuck your livestock or your sister.

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Response to NickB79 (Reply #54)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 02:27 PM

56. Why would the bible have to tell people that?

Incest and bestiality are unthinkable (to me anyway) wrongs.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 02:49 AM

49. Fanny Hill : Memoirs of A Woman of Pleasure...

Actually no the first was undoubtedly online fan erotic fiction that I can't remember now. This is just the only one that I can remember the name of And actually I only read a chapter or two to see what the fuss was about

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 08:57 AM

51. I don't recall which was first, I remember which was best.

 

It was the literature fair project I wrote in HS for I Will Fear No Evil by Robert Heinlein that got me suspended for 3 days. The teacher, having read only the more mainstream Heinlein was not aware when I chose it what the subject matter was or exactly how filthy the book was. I was and chose it because LF projects were going to be presented on Parent's Night and I had some socio-political point about obscenity and erotica in art and culture I was going to make to the parents of my Catholic school peers. The narcissism and false-omniscience of 15 year olds in retrospect is galling.

Getting suspended for writing a book report on a filthy book is like vacation. I spent the time reading Fear of Flying and Portnoy's Complaint.

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Response to Chan790 (Reply #51)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 02:24 PM

55. Those were all good/interesting books.

Why are people so interested in censoring what we think?

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Response to Chan790 (Reply #51)

Wed Jul 31, 2013, 04:33 PM

57. I read 'Portnoy' about 10 years ago (at age 18/19). Brilliant, hilarious book.

I've also read 'The Breast' (essentially a 'Metamorphosis' parody) which was "meh" and 'The Human Stain' which was fucking great. I need to read more Roth - 'American Pastoral' has been on my "to-read" list for quite a while.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Thu Aug 1, 2013, 06:28 PM

62. Perfumed and Powdered

I think I was around 10 or 11.

My best friend and I accompanied my dad to the dump, where we looked around for treasures. We found some bongo drums and a box of books that had the covers torn off, and "Perfumed and Powdered" was amongst them. It had a couple of words in it that I did not find defined in my handy dandy Thorndyke Barnhardt High School Dictionary, which I will not repeat here as this is my work computer and they might send up red flags.

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Response to In_The_Wind (Original post)

Thu Aug 1, 2013, 07:05 PM

63. Not sure, but it was a hardcover for sure. Easier to hold with one hand.

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