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Sapphistries: A Global History of Love Between Women

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Book AuthorLeila Rupp

Nothing is sweeter than desire. All other delights are second. These lines, written by one of Sappho's admirers, are quoted by Leila J. Rupp in the beginning of her fascinating new book about the history of same-sex female attraction.

Thanks for Coming: One Young Woman’s Quest for an Orgasm

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Book AuthorMaria Raha

Journalist Mara Altman is on the ultimate quest to decode the O, consulting doctors, therapists, and, of course, a series of sex toys and subjects in Thanks for Coming: One Young Woman’s Quest for an Orgasm.

THE SCORE: How the Quest for Sex Has Shaped the Modern Man

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Book AuthorFaye Flam

The Score, part sociological inquiry, part biology primer, and full of blessed wit, explores why the male of the species is who he is.

I DON’T: A Contrarian History of Marriage

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GenreSocial IssuesSex
Book AuthorSusan Squire

Less an argument against the institution of marriage than a comprehensive history, this is a fun read that's simultaneously cheeky and no-nonsense.

ANCIENT BODIES, ANCIENT LIVES: Sex, Gender, and Archaeology

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Book AuthorRosemary A. Joyce

This academic argument that inequality between the sexes is not historically the “natural” state of things is compelling but dry.

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