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Publisher's Summary

Two decades ago, this book (and its companion volume, The New Bottoming Book) began teaching tens of thousands of people the joyous arts of BDSM topping and bottoming - not just "how-to," but "why-to"...the insider details of emotional support and ethical interaction during kinky play. Since then, the growing popularity of BDSM, and the blossoming of the Internet as a source of information and connection, have created a whole new universe of possibilities for players. Now, the completely updated revised New Topping Book gives even more insights and ideas, updated for a new millennium, about how to be a successful, popular player!

©2003 Dossie Easton & Janet W. Hardy (P)2016 Dossie Easton & Janet W. Hardy

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the real deal

great safe sane consensual advice, a must for any top or dominant, new or advanced.

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  • Sarah
  • 28-06-2016

A MUST for the kinkster

This thoroughly covers the more psychological aspects to BDSM play as the top. This would also be helpful for a bottom to read to gain more perspective. There are anecdotal stories to illustrate concepts. It is easy to read and understand. Great for any level! I absolutely loved it and would recommend to anyone kinky.

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  • Raven Eve
  • 17-09-2017

Great book for newer lifestyle Domme's

I am a pro Domme and fetish model. I fly a lot and downloaded this just based on reviews. The book is more for those in the lifestyle but I enjoyed the perspective and insight from life long players. Definitely recommend the book. This was so well written, I will next be listening to the first book, to get the sub perspective.

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  • Tyler Mitchell
  • 16-01-2019

Not what I expected

This wasn't what I expected when I bought the book, it's more an intro to BDSM society, culture, and norms, than any else. I guess I didn't really know what to expect, but the book gave me a new appreciation of the people that really get into BDSM. It gets a bit preachy at some points, and when they talk about BDSM rituals they got a bit far out for me, but it wasn't a detractor for me, just not my cup of tea.

I'd recommend this if you wanted to know more about BDSM culture, rather than an intro to the what, and how.

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  • Aleida M.
  • 16-07-2019

Good basic intro to Topping

Good introduction to topic. Goes in depth about different dynamics and challenges the assumed gender roles in BDSM. Something that threw me off came up right near the end of the book when one of the narrators uses the N-word after spending a lot of time talking about play that involves race dynamics. It felt like a bit of a surprise after talking about how that is risky and should be done with consent. Overall it felt like a choice made for shock factor, as the addition of that word did not do anything to further explain anything.

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  • Patrick
  • 26-01-2021

Ok right up until Spirituality and Lucifer

Ok educational book regarding BDSM except for all the hints about spirituality and more specifically Lucifer. I’m not happy about the constant hints about sexual magic and other new age garbage. Education about BDSM for Tops is well and good but don’t try to indoctrinate the reader into a Satanic cult.

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  • Vanity's Vices
  • 04-09-2019

Not What I Was Looking For.

I thought this would be a book full of inspiration for BDSM scenes, foundational reminders of a top’s responsibly, and tricks for communicating better within unconventional relationships in 2019, etc. I gave up half way through chapter 8... the book vacillates between light erotica and a tediously basic How-To for interpersonal communication between you and your bottom. I could have found all of this by just skimming through Reddit and/or FetLife.

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  • preston
  • 07-10-2021

Filled with a ton of useful info!

A very enlightening read. It opened my eyes to new aspects of bdsm which has allowed me to deepen my relationship with my partner and sub. I would definitely recommend.

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  • Troy Christopher Burtin
  • 25-05-2021

great book. wish I heard the other author more, bu

aside from experience retelling, you never hear from one of the authors. just wish I heard her more. maybe take turns reading chapters

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  • Bruno
  • 26-02-2021

not a bad listen.

it was good ! not exactly what I expected but got a lot of validation out of it .

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  • Ed Brown
  • 21-01-2021

Good beginners guide

A good introduction to topping. Great for newbies while not being too simple. Well narrated.

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  • Chris
  • 12-12-2016

Perfect from Novice to Experienced

Don't over look this book even if you don't see yourself as a Top! Master or Mistress, Dominant or Daddy It's worth a listen to. Entertaining and thought provoking even I learnt a few things!

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