A fascinating insight into how human sexuality came to be the way it is now - Jared Diamond explains why we are different from the animal kingdom.
Jared Diamond is Professor of Geography and Environmental Health Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, he has won the BRITISH RHONE-POULENC SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE for both his previous books: in 1992 for The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee and in 1998 for Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13,000 Years; which also won the PULITZER PRIZE.
Jared Diamond is the finest of the essayists in evolutionary biology by combination of originality, breadth and sheer authority based on personal experienceWHY IS SEX FUN? is the best book on the subject I've read. This lively exploration of our sexual heritage offers fascinating reading for anyone curious about why lovers do what they do