Adam and Eve After the Pill

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Monday, Apr 16, 2012 - 6pm ET

Author Mary Eberstadt uncovers the cultural fallout from the birth control pill.

Adam And Eve After The Pill: Paradoxes Of The Sexual Revolution
Adam and Eve after the Pill examines as no book has before the seismic social changes caused by the sexual revolution. This ground-breaking book by noted essayist and author Mary Eberstadt contends that sexual freedom has paradoxically produced widespread discontent. Drawing on sociologists Pitirim Sorokin, Carle Zimmerman, and others; philosopher G.E.M. Anscombe and novelist Tom Wolfe; and a host of feminists, food writers, musicians, and other voices from across today's popular culture, Eberstadt makes her contrarian case with an impressive array of evidence. Her chapters range across academic disciplines and include supporting evidence from contemporary literature and music, women's studies, college memoirs, dietary guides, advertisements, television shows, and films.