Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices

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Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices
Author Brenda Love
Illustrator Phoebe Gloeckner, Jakub Kalousek, Paul Mavrides, Julie Newdoll
Country United States of America
Language English
Subject Sexuality, paraphilia
Publisher Barricade Books, Inc.
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The Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices is a reference book by Brenda Love, first published in 1992, and having since had various republications.


The book describes a huge number of human sexual practices, many of which are either uncommon or regarded as taboo in many cultures. Many of the topics covered are related to paraphilia of various kinds. The book includes over 700 entries and 150 illustrations.

The Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices is the only mainstream reference available on many of these topics.[1] It has also been published in Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, German and French.

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  1. ^ Cornog, Martha; Perper, Timothy (1996). For sex education, see librarian: a guide to issues and resources. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 177. ISBN 0-313-29022-9. 

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