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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex - Mary Roach
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
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“Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. It’s compulsively readable.” —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewThe best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. 16 illustrations
“Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. It’s compulsively readable.” —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewThe best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. 16 illustrations
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393334791 (0393334791)
ASIN: 0393334791
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Bookvine
Bookvine rated it
3.5 Bonk
As this book is about sex and everything it contains (dysfunctions, mysteries, experiments, medieval practices and animal ..uhm… observations) it’s a bit of a challenge to write a PG rated review. In true Mary Roach style the book is full of facts, the stranger the better, and she even participated ...
Skinny Dipping Into Books
Skinny Dipping Into Books rated it
5.0 this will stimulate you like no other book....
Disclaimer: This review is highly male oriented this book has everything sex in every form... every cringe worthy, OMG, terrified, and enlightening aspect of such a wonderful experience (fertility statue)from what makes people tick sexually (hormones, positions, and implications on sexual functio...
narfna
narfna rated it
4.0 Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
Curiosity seems to be Mary Roach's raison d'etre, and bless her heart for that. In our culture, especially outside the hallowed halls of science and academia, sex is viewed as titillating and scandalous -- not to be talked about, no matter the context. And while I'm not going to get political here...
attempting obscurity
attempting obscurity rated it
5.0 Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
This was a fun, informative, and interesting read. It meanders a bit and gets a little ramble-y at times, but overall it pulls together. I recommend it to anyone interested in knowledge and interesting bits of trivia.
CJ the Book Peddler
CJ the Book Peddler rated it
4.0
Interesting without being obscene (which wouldn't have bothered me, but I know some people are hesitant). And humorous all at the same time. Well worth the read if you are interested in the more obscure studies of sex as well as the history behind the field.
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