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Literary Review

Bad Sex Award Winner 2012: 'Infrared' By Nancy Huston Takes Literature's Rudest Prize

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

LONDON -- It's the prize no author wants to win. Award-winning novelist Nancy Huston won Britain's Bad Sex in Fiction award Tuesday for her novel "In...

Was Hamlet's Dad Gay?

Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts
Priscilla Frank

We've all felt haunted by our sexuality at some point or another, but most of us don't decide to project these frustrations onto one of the great literary masterpieces of all time, while claiming to show "what's really going on."

Critically Acclaimed Authors Franzen and Ross on "Bad Sex in Fiction" Shortlist

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

When writing sex scenes, there's often a fine line between lust and laughter. The Bad Sex in Fiction Award highlights the "best of the worst" sex scenes published in literary fiction.

Bad Sex Writing Award Goes To Author Jonathan Littell

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On Monday, the British literary magazine Literary Review awarded author Jonathan Littell their annual Bad Sex in Fiction award. The Franco-American be...