What Do Women Want? Daniel Bergner thinks he has the answer…

by |May 29, 2014

What Do Women Want?

Adventures in the Science of Female Desire

by Daniel Bergner

Women are the monogamous sex.

Women crave intimacy and emotional connection.

Women don’t want sex with strangers.

Right?

Wrong.

Could ‘the fairer sex’ in fact be more sexually aggressive and anarchic than men?

In What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire, critically acclaimed journalist Daniel Bergner looks at the evidence. Recent research, he finds, dismantles the myths to reveal an unprecedented portrait of female lust: the triggers, the fantasies, the mind-body connection (and disconnection), the reasons behind the loss of libido and, most revelatory, that this loss is not inevitable.

About the Author

Daniel Bergner is a staff writer for the New York Times and the author of three books of nonfiction, The Other Side of Desire: Four Journeys into the Realms of Lust and Longing, In the Land of Magic Soldiers: A Story of White and Black in West Africa, a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year, and God of the Rodeo: The Quest for Redemption in Louisiana’s Angola Prison, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

Bergner’s writing has also appeared in Granta, Harper’s, Mother Jones, Talk, New York Times Book Review, and on the op-ed page of the New York Times.

Grab a copy of Daniel Bergner’s What Do Women Want here

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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.

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