Working Stiff: The Misadventures of an Accidental Sexpert (P.S.)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Pages: 304 in Publisher: Harper Perennial A twenty-two-year-old perennial virgin The Englishman Grant Stoddard did not know what to do with his life in America-until he won an X--rated online contest. the prize being intercourse with an infamous married sex columnist. He consequently wound up delivering mail at Nerve.com but accidentally found his calling as a gonzo sex reporter who would try any and every lurid activity his crafty coworkers devised-from offering himself up as man-bait at a hard-core gay bar to attending an elite orgy. to being a hapless participant in a sexual home invasion-all the while wishing he could be safely tucked in bed.Working Stiff is the humble. hilarious. and delightfully salacious fish-into-water story of a young man who followed his heart-and other organs-into places where few would dare to venture.

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A twenty-two-year-old perennial virgin, Englishman Grant Stoddard didn't know what to do with his life in America--until he won an X-rated online contest, the prize being intercourse with an infamous married sex columnist. He consequently wound up delivering mail at Nerve.com but accidentally found his calling as a gonzo sex reporter who would try any and every lurid activity his crafty coworkers devised--from offering himself up as man-bait at a hard-core gay bar to attending an elite orgy, to being a hapless participant in a sexual home invasion--all the while wishing he could be safely tucked in bed.

Working Stiff is the humble, hilarious, and delightfully salacious fish-into-water story of a young man who followed his heart--and other organs--into places where few would dare to venture.

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"[C]onsistently hilarious...smart and appealing." -- Publishers Weekly

"[C]ringingly hilarious." -- Kirkus Reviews

TOP PICK FOR 2007 -- The Vancouver Province (British Columbia)

"[A] brave, moving, and, yes, seductive story" -- David Goodwillie, author of SEEMED LIKE A GOOD IDEA AT THE TIME

"Paperback Pick" -- Chicago Sun-Times

"[H]ard to put back on the shelf.remarkably endearing." -- Calgary Herald (Canada)

TOP PICK FOR 2007--The Vancouver Province (British Columbia)

[C]ringingly hilarious. --Kirkus Reviews

Paperback Pick --Chicago Sun-Times

"[A] brave, moving, and, yes, seductive story"--David Goodwillie, author of SEEMED LIKE A GOOD IDEA AT THE TIME

"[R]elayed with self-deprecating wit, a surprising sweetness, and an unceasing sense of amazement."--Booklist

"[H}ilarious, occasionally disturbing and utterly impossible to put down...wrting--and not fornicating--is Stoddard's true calling."--Calgary Herald

"Grant Stoddard's debut is a sex memoir with heart: an American (wet) dream come true."--Jessica Cutler, author of THE WASHINGTONIENNE

"Stoddard's prose manages to be clever, poignant, x-rated, and hilarious... I couldn't put it down."--Lauren Weisberger, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and EVERYONE WORTH KNOWING

"[C]ringingly hilarious."--Kirkus Reviews

"Stoddard takes on the city with poignancy and hilarity...and triumphs."--Jonathan Kilmer-Purcell, New York Times bestselling author of I Am Not Myself These Days

"At it's finest, his work is an antidote to the swaggering misogyny of the genre dubbed "fratire."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

"[H]ard to put back on the shelf...remarkably endearing."--Calgary Herald (Canada)

"Paperback Pick"--Chicago Sun-Times

"Funny, exuberant, outrageous, and tender -- WORKING STIFF is an erotic and comedic page-turner."--Jonathan Ames, author of WAKE UP, SIR!

"[O]ne of the best works of creative nonfiction since Joan Didon's Slouching Towards Bethlehem."--The Advocate

"HUCK FINN at the Playboy Mansion...you'll have a fantastically fun frolic in Grant's world."--Elle

"[C]onsistently hilarious...smart and appealing."--Publishers Weekly

Stoddard s prose manages to be clever, poignant, x-rated, and hilarious... I couldn t put it down. --Lauren Weisberger, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and EVERYONE WORTH KNOWING"

[O]ne of the best works of creative nonfiction since Joan Didon s Slouching Towards Bethlehem. --The Advocate"

[C]onsistently hilarious...smart and appealing. --Publishers Weekly"

HUCK FINN at the Playboy Mansion...you ll have a fantastically fun frolic in Grant s world. --Elle"

Paperback Pick --Chicago Sun-Times"

[H}ilarious, occasionally disturbing and utterly impossible to put down...wrting--and not fornicating--is Stoddard s true calling. --Calgary Herald"

At it s finest, his work is an antidote to the swaggering misogyny of the genre dubbed fratire. --Los Angeles Times Book Review"

[H]ard to put back on the shelf remarkably endearing. --Calgary Herald (Canada)"

[C]ringingly hilarious. --Kirkus Reviews"

Funny, exuberant, outrageous, and tender -- WORKING STIFF is an erotic and comedic page-turner. --Jonathan Ames, author of WAKE UP, SIR!"

Grant Stoddard s debut is a sex memoir with heart: an American (wet) dream come true. --Jessica Cutler, author of THE WASHINGTONIENNE"

Stoddard takes on the city with poignancy and hilarity...and triumphs. --Jonathan Kilmer-Purcell, New York Times bestselling author of I Am Not Myself These Days"

[R]elayed with self-deprecating wit, a surprising sweetness, and an unceasing sense of amazement. --Booklist"

[A] brave, moving, and, yes, seductive story --David Goodwillie, author of SEEMED LIKE A GOOD IDEA AT THE TIME"

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