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Ron Suresha is the co-editor of FUR: The Love of Hair and Mighty Tony is a contributor (Bruno Gmuender, $70.99 hb, less 10% in the store). A handsomely illustrated coffee-table homage to the erotic, manly, hirsute physique! These photographs and illustrations portray male body hair by the top names in the Bear art world, including many independent and lesser-known artists who have produced outstanding work. The beautiful and diverse artistic expression on display in FUR the love of hair represents a true global collaboration, with contributing artists from Japan, Australia, France, Peru, Italy, Argentina Mexico, Germany, Canada, and the United States. Commentary, information, insight, and personal essays in both English and German, interspersed among the images, examine and celebrate various aspects of gay/bi/queer male fur as they are displayed on various parts, and the whole, of the body. FUR the love of hair is a visually captivating, innovative, and provocative coffee-table book that celebrates the worldwide cult of the hairy masculine man. Ron J. Suresha is the author of Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions and a three-time Lambda Literary Award Finalist. Writing under the name R. Jackson, Mr. Suresha has edited a number of other books. See below.