Touring the New York Public Library's Extensive Adult Literature and Erotica Collection

Unbeknownst to most, the New York Public Library has a vast collection of adult literature and erotica, ranging from historical works to pop-culture magazines and advertisements.

The library was one of the first major American institutions to invest heavily in the collection of erotic gay and lesbian literature, and it now boasts one of the country’s finest collections in American gay history. “We collected in the heyday of midcentury gay erotica, […] Looking back, we were pioneers.”

Check out the accompanying article for more on the NYPL’s erotic collection.

via NYT

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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