Bad sex writing prize goes to Tom Wolfe

From BBC News:

Wolfe US author Tom Wolfe has been given the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for awkward descriptions of intimate encounters in his novel I am Charlotte Simmons.

Wolfe, 74, whose Bonfire of the Vanities epitomised 1980s power and excess, was nominated for three passages in his latest publication.

One included the line: “…moan moan moan moan moan…”

The prize is awarded each year for “crude, tasteless” sexual depictions in published literature.

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