“Answers questions no one had in 1972 . . . this time through the eyes of women, too.”
—New York Times
“There’s something to celebrate about the enduring life of so seminal a piece of educational literature.” —NPR
“[Succeeds] in bringing The Joy of Sex up to current standards.”
—The New Yorker
“An old book now has a lot of new tricks.”
“A bellwether of human sexuality for decades . . . the new version is better.”
“Witty, fanciful, and mercifully free of moralizing.”
“An intelligent sex manual that is serious without being solemn.”
—Desmond Morris, author of People Watching and The Human Sexes: The Natural History of a Man and a Woman
From the Hardcover edition.
DR. ALEX COMFORT was one of the world’s leading experts in the field of human sexuality and one of the most versatile authors of the twentieth century. He died in March 2000 at the age of eighty.
SUSAN QUILLIAM is a relationship psychologist and an advice columnist. She writes, broadcasts, and presents internationally on topics surrounding love and sexuality.