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Sugar in My Bowl : Real Women Write About Real Sex - Erica Jong

Sugar in My Bowl

Real Women Write About Real Sex

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When it comes to sex, what do women want? In this eye-opening and courageous collection, Erica Jong reveals that every woman has her own answer.

Susan Cheever talks about the "excruciating hazards of casual sex," while Gail Collins recounts her Catholic upbringing in Cincinnati and the nuns who passionately forbade her from having "carnal relations." In "Everything Must Go," Jennifer Weiner explores how, in love, the body can play just as big a role as the heart. The octogenarians in Karen Abbott's sharp-eyed piece possess a passion that could give Betty White a run for her money. Molly Jong-Fast reflects on her unconventional upbringing and why a whole generation of young women have rejected "free love" in favor of Bugaboo strollers and Mommy-and-me yoga.

Sex, it turns out, can be as fleeting, heavy, mundane, and intense as the rest of life. Indeed, Jong states in her powerful introduction "the truth is—sex is life."

“[A] fierce, fearless collection.”

Indhold: A fucking miracle / Elisa Albert -- Worst sex / Gail Collins -- Peekaboo I see you / Anne Roiphe -- Prude / Jean Hanff Korelitz -- Sex with a stranger / Susan Cheever -- Everything must go / Jennifer Weiner -- Love rollercoaster 1975 / Susie Bright -- Absolutely dangerous / Linda Gray Sexton -- The one who breaks my heart / Rosemary Daniell -- Do I own you now? / Daphne Merkin -- Let's not talk about sex / Julie Klam -- My best friend's boyfriend / Fay Weldon -- The diddler / J. A. K. Andres -- The Dignity Channel / Jann Turner -- Miss Honeypot marries / Barbara Victor -- Best sex ever / Jessica Winter -- Cock of my dreams / Marisa Acocella Marchetto -- Cramming it all in / Susan Kinsolving -- Reticence and fieldwork / Min Jin Lee -- My first time, twice / Ariel Levy -- Light me up / Margot Magowan -- Herman and Margot / Karen Abbott -- Somewhere I have never traveled, gladly / Meghan O'Rourke -- Skin, just skin / Eve Ensler -- Reading of O / Honor Moore -- Going all the way / Liz Smith -- The man in question / Rebecca Walker -- They had sex so I didn't have to / Molly Jong-Fast -- Kiss / Erica Jong.

ISBN: 9780062092205
ISBN-10: 0062092200
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 14th June 2011