The 10 Sexiest Books of All Time


Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller

Well, who else should we nestle up beside Anaïs than her most famous lover? This now-classic was banned in America for some 27 years after its initial 1934 publication, and though its famously foul language isn’t as provocative as it once was, we think it earns its spot here with its masterful juxtaposition of poetry and profanity on every page — or even every sentence. If that’s not a masterful evocation of sex on a literary level, we don’t know what is.