Okay, this and the wonderful History of Celibacy should be on every woman's bedside table, to be hauled out to read when you are contemplating ditching your latest paramour and... Read morePublished on March 13 2013 by Dorothyanne Brown
This long essay (it hardly lays claim to the stature of book) is delightfully well written, and it mounts a very convincing series of arguments against the institution of marriage... Read morePublished on May 11 2004 by P. Gunderson
A barbed expose of the myths surrounding the sacred cows of marriage and monogamy. I found myself shaking my head in agreement many times while reading this book. Read morePublished on April 15 2004 by TSmith
Kipnis (and any author of polemic writing) has one mission; to stir the pot. Kipnis does so with wonderful audacity and biting sarcasm. Read morePublished on April 3 2004 by Maxwell Mattord
Divorce rates are climbing all the time, and now here comes more advice from the unloved that encourages the very selfishnesses that push people apart in the first place. Read morePublished on March 26 2004 by Lisa Hoffman
Authors sometimes are the last ones to understand their own motivations. Richard Rhodes wrote a book ("Making Love") which is supposed to be a paean to love but is... Read morePublished on March 9 2004 by Robert Carlberg
Laura Kipnis teaches at Northwestern where my best friend from childhood goes to school. She read the book for one of her classes and has recommended it to every smart sassy woman... Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2004 by Dominique A.
After hearing Laura Kipnis interviewed on NPR, I rushed out and bought her book, seeing her message as compelling and incredibly relevant to me, a happily single 25 year-old. Read morePublished on Feb. 2 2004 by Jaime