The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Chase of Passion





Title: Chase of Passion (Coach Volume CV 104)
Author: Les King
Artist: Unknown
Year: 1964

"The wanton turnover of sin was too much."

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA

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

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Longjohn's Lust





Title: Longjohn's Lust (Evening Reader ER 786)
Author: J.X. Williams
Artist: Robert Bonfils (?)
Year: 1965

"Johnnie didn't have a gimmick, and he wanted to break into the lucrative world of fraudulent Pop Art. The he found himself with Tamara, covered with paint, tossing the sheets in abandoned degragation"

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA

Monday, December 1, 2014

Sin Hotel





Title: Sin Hotel (Nightstand NB 1518)
Author: Don Holliday
Artist: Robert Bonfils (?)
Year: 1960

"Every room reeked sex. Miami, pleasure spa of the south...lesbianism, seduction, larceny, assault and PASSION GONE BERSERK!"

Categories: 1960s Sleaze and GGA