When AIDS was at its most brutal, frightening, my-God-what-are-we-going-to-do era, that was when vampire stories and stories about blood and trust swept the literary world.
Doing the right thing for someone else was like a tonic for me; it was like some magic ointment that made a wound disappear.
I'm writing a new book right now that is like an erotica manifesto.
I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me, just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority.
There is more criticism of puritanism, and more distance from Christian morality, than there has been before.