The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of an online bookseller
in Brooklyn, New York.

Epic battles in the Salvation Army

Homeric journeys to the post office

Friday, December 19, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Lost and the Damned

Title: The Lost and the Damned (aka: The Hunt) (Berkley 375)
Author: Warren Carrier
Artist: Charles Copeland
Year: 1952

"A young and beautiful girl finds herself trapped in a lonely cabin high in the Rockies with two men--her murdering fiance and his evil brother."

Categories: 1950s Sleaze and GGA

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Gay Brother

Title: Gay Brother (French Line FL 43)
Author: James Harper
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1968

"Roy was condemned by small town gossips but his gay life was more honest than the secret intrigues of his accusers."

Categories: Gay Male

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Bible Unmasked

Title: The Bible Unmasked (GREENLEAF CLASSIC GC305)
Author: Joseph Lewis
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1968

"The most frightening fraud of all time."

Monday, December 15, 2014

Diary of a Dirty Old Man

Title: Diary of a Dirty Old Man (Classic Publications CP 538)
Author: Richard Bernard
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1969

"The incredible, confiscated diary of a man who made his life a sexcapade of seductions."

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA, Kink and Fetish

Fetishism: A Study of Abnormal Sexual Stimulation

Title: Fetishism: A Study of Abnormal Sexual Stimulation (LATE-HOUR LIBRARY LL765)
Author: Dale Gordon, Ph. D.
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1968

"Panties, miniskirts, fur, leather, shoes...Dr. Dale Gordon's taped interviews shed new light on such sex symbols and what can be considered normal and abnormal responses to them."

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA, Kink and Fetish

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Set

Title: The Set (BEACON B532F)
Author: Arthur Adlon
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1962

"A blazing novel of a young girl caught in a web of perversity....A shocking expose of strange women with stranger lusts!"

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA, Lesbians and Lesbiana

Monday, December 8, 2014

The Lusty Librarian

Title: The Lusty Librarian (Private Reader PR3333)
Author: Mark Jacobs
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1975

Categories: 1970s Sleaze and GGA

The Female Aggressor

Title: The Female Aggressor (WEE HOURS CLASSIC 550)
Author: Lou Condor
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1967

"The lusts of the dominant female. Married or single, the sado-masochistic female turns her partners into warped slaves of carnal lust. This scientific, documented volume presents case histories of a female flagellant, spanking wife, masochistic husband and many others."

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA, Kink and Fetish

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Window Swapper

Title: The Window Swapper (Companion CB 646)
Author: Gavin Hayward
Artist: Robert Bonfils
Year: 1970

"He was a peeping tom with an urge to join the action"

Categories: Gay Male

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Bigamist

Title: The Bigamist (BEACON SIGNAL B597F)
Author: Ken Barry
Artist: Darcy
Year: 1963

"Politics and passion make poor bed-partners! A sex-filled novel about smoke-filled rooms!"

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA