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Three books that shed light on India, sex and desire.

Years ago, a few friends and I visited the Khajuraho temples. Though the erotic carvings lived up to their fame, beautiful, sensuous, unapologetic, featuring a multitude of combinations and positions, we cut our visit short due to unwanted attention from male Indian tourists, checking us out as well as the carvings and taking surreptitious photos. At Khajuraho, the

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