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By George Saunders

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Three months after George Saunders gave a convocation handle at Syracuse collage, a transcript of that speech used to be published at the web site of the hot York occasions, the place its easy, uplifting message struck a deep chord. inside of days, it were shared multiple million occasions. Why? simply because Saunders's phrases faucet right into a wish in we all to steer kinder, extra pleasurable lives. strong, humorous, and clever, Congratulations, incidentally is an inspiring message from one among today's such a lot influential and unique writers.

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"The loving selflessness that [George Saunders] advises and the interconnectedness that he acknowledges couldn't be purer or simpler--or extra challenging."--Kirkus Reviews

"Warm and tender."--Publishers Weekly

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Standing naked facing your partner, hold an inflated condom between your stomachs. Without using your hands, attempt to: • Move around the room. • Move the condom up to your chins. 24 playing the field 2/20/08 2:40 PM Page 25 • Turn around so the condom is held between your backs. • Lower yourself to the floor with the condom held between your backs. 51 Blow up a condom and play: • Tennis • Volleyball • Hockey 2/20/08 2:40 PM Page 26 don’t lose your marbles 52 Place as many marbles as possible under your fitted bed sheet before having sex.

Each number on the die represents one of the scenarios below. Out loud, complete the scenario that corresponds with the number you rolled. 1: I had no choice but to lie back and enjoy the warmth of those hands caressing my body… 2: I had never been involved in a trio, and I wasn’t going to let this opportunity pass… 3: Waiting outside my apartment for a taxi, I couldn’t help but notice through a bedroom window a couple making love… 4: Traveling home on the train late at night, I noticed the only other occupant, a gorgeous stranger, was looking straight at me… 5: There I was, stretched out naked on the bed, with my hands and feet tied.

Favorite lovemaking position? Favorite dirty talk? Favorite sexual technique? 36 casino consummation 2/20/08 2:40 PM Page 37 2/20/08 2:40 PM Page 38 snake eyes 76 77 78 Select six different places where you can make love. Assign each place a number from 1 to 6, and roll a die for your selection. These should be previously unexplored places in the home, such as on top of the washing machine or under the bed. Select six different times during the day to have sex. Assign the times a number from 1 to 6 and roll a die to schedule your next adventure.

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