Sex and Bacon

Why I Love Things That Are Very, Very Bad for Me


By Sarah Katherine Lewis

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It's said that how we eat is reflective of our appetite in bed. Food and sex: two universal experiences that can easily become addictive and all consuming. You don't need to look far—The Food Network, billboards, TV spots, to name just a few—to witness firsthand the explosive combination of food and sex.

In Sex and Bacon: Why I Love Things That Are Very, Very Bad for Me, Sarah Katherine Lewis is a seductress whose observations about the interplay between food and sex are unusually delightful, sometimes raunchy, and always absorbing. Sex and Bacon is a unique type of lovefest, and Lewis is not your run-of-the-mill food writer. A lusty eater who's spent the better part of her adult life as a sex worker, Lewis is as reckless as she is adventurous. She writes of eating whale and bone marrow as challenges she was incapable of resisting. 

With chapters that hone in on the categorically simple—fat, sugar, meat—Lewis infuses even the most quotidian meals and food memories with sensual observations and decadence worthy of savoring. Sex and Bacon is exuberant-a celebration that honors the rawness and base needs that are central to our experiences of both food and sex.

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On Sale
Apr 29, 2008
Page Count
256 pages
Seal Press

Sarah Katherine Lewis

About the Author

Sarah-Katherine Lewis is thirty-five-years-old and the author of Indecent: How I Make It and Fake It as a Girl for Hire. She has been working in the sex industry for over a decade, in Seattle, Portland, New York City, and New Orleans. She’s worked as a stripper, a lingerie model, a phone sex operator, a dominatrix, a prostitute, a live-stream adult web performer, an XXX model, and a porn star. She has been keeping a blog for several years and has a regular readership of approximately 1,000 people. She was featured on NPR, reading a piece from her blog, and will appear in the upcoming documentary film Pornography: Who’s It Hurting?

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