Required Reading List

If you’re gonna up your game, you gotta study like the big boys do. Here’s some material to start you on your merry way:

The Kama Sutra of Vashtayana

The Circle of Sex by Gavin Arthur (not an easy find by any means, but an invaluable insight to sexual preferences as twelve nuanced types distinguished on an enneagram- rather than simple homo- or hetero-

The Game by Neil Strauss

Manchild in the Promised Land by Claude Brown (in this award-winner, you’ll soak up streetwise manner, especially when neighborhood life mentor “Johnny D” holds court on women)

How to Sell Anything to Anybody by Joe Girard (the king of auto sales can teach you a lot)

The Prince by Machiavelli

The Naked Ape by Desmond Morris

Men’s Health Guide to the Best Sex in the World 

Pimp: The Story of My Life by Robert “Iceberg Slim” Beck (few have mastered language and the reaction thereto like pimps)

The Natural Art of Seduction by Richard “Gambler” LaRuina (pickup tip in accessible language)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid to Ask) by Dr. David Reuben

The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon (pay particular interest to the section where Marco explains how he is able to get young women to come to Raymond’s New York City apartment each night- this isn’t in either film version)

Gentlemen of Leisure: A Year in the Life of a Pimp by Susan Hall

You’re So Fine, I’d Drink a Tub of Your Bathwater: Over 500 No-Fail Pickup Lines That Work on the Bus, in the Bar, in the Neighborhood Store  by Monteria Ivey and Stephan Dweck

That’s Not What I Meant: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships by Dr. Deborah Tannen

Beneath the Underground  by Charles Mingus (pay particular attention to the section where the old man tells a young Mingus the way to sexually pleasure a woman)

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by Dr. John Gray

 The Art of War by Sun Tzu

The Hite Report: A Nationwide Study of Female Sexuality by Shere Hite

Baby, All Those Curves And Me With No Brakes: 500 New Pickup Lines For Men and Women by Monteria Ivey and Stephan Dweck

Scoring: A Sexual Memoir by Dan Greenburg

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel by Jennifer Kelton

The Winners Bible by Dr. Kerry Spackman


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