Abstinence or Sex: Twilight vs. In Praise of Older Women

In Europe by Guest Contributor

*+-• In Praise of Older Women is the anti-Twilight, telling the story of a young man’s sexual education in the arms of older women. • Stephen Vizinczey believes one reason his novel In Praise of Older Women isn’t in print in the U.S. is because it doesn’t fit into America’s “puritanical or macho traditions.” Editorial by Lewis Manalo When I …

Romance vs. Sexy Literary Fiction: What’s the Distinction?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

*+-By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story examines the publishing history of Stephen Vizinczey’s In Praise of Older Women, a novel that is considered by many to be a classic of modern European literature — but has had a checkered publishing history in the United States. Surely, there have been no shortage of literary censorship cases in the United States — …