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Daphne Merkin Message Board 7/7/2005 12:06:12 PM
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Merkin has written!

Author Merkin's Book Reviews

Dreaming of Hitler
In 1996 Daphne Merkin exploded in controversy with her New Yorker essay, "Spanking: A Romance," in which she described her erotic fascination with being spanked. This richly thoughtful and cosmopolitan collection of pieces ranges across the spectrum of her interests, from women's fascination with scarfs to the ambivalent charms of lesbianism; from interview/portraits of Martin Scorsese and Norman Mailer to ruminations on the Biblical books of Ecclesiaste...