Petra’s interests

At the end of The Laundromat there is a list of Petra’s interests. These are some of my inspirations for her story. You might like to browse these links further.

Carol Altman, Electrify your sex life

Zygmunt Bauman, Identity: conversations with Benedetto Vecchi,

David Bowie, Young Americans, EMI Records, 1999  (on YouTube)

Barbara Carralles, Urban tantra: sacred sex for the twenty-first century

Anne Desclos, Story of O

Dixie Cups, Chapel of Love, Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector, 1964 (on YouTube)

Astrud Gilberto, The Silver Collection, UMG Recordings. 1990 (on YouTube)

Eric Idle, Always look on the bright side of life, Monty Python Sings, Virgin Record Ltd, 1989 (on YouTube)

Stanley Kubrick, 2001: a space odyssey, 1968

Madonna, Erotica, Sire Records, 1992 (on YouTube)

Marquis De Sade, Justine, philosophy in the bedroom and other writings

Massive Attack, Collected (on You Tube)

Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus