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The Revised Kama Sutra: New cover, dedication, epigraphs

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My widely published (though not TOO widely published) novel, The Revised Kama Sutra, has a new cover on Amazon Kindle, etc. Here it is:

And here are the Dedication and Epigraphs, just to give you the sense in which the novel is a revision of the Kama Sutra:



Dedication
To the late Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller, who taught me that it is permissible to laugh at the once sacred, and that the satirist’s religion is to have no sacred cows. To Saul Bellow, who taught me to love words brilliantly used, and whose lusty but brilliant male characters suggest a possible symbiosis between sex and intelligence. To the late Seymour Krim, a ballsy writer, for believing in me, and inspiring me to put my all into this novel. To Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, and James Baldwin, for inspiring me with their honesty and courage to stand up for the Invisible Man. To the late Henry Miller, for introducing me to the laughter and joy of sex, while teaching me to despise and laugh at the censorship of thought and …