Bonk

Author(s): Mary Roach

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In ?Bonk, ?the best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. Can a person think herself to orgasm? Why doesn't Viagra help women-or, for that matter, pandas? Can a dead man get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a myth? Mary Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm-two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth-can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place.

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[An] account that is at once revealing alarmingly so and very very funny. She studs (forgive me) her journey with a multitude of knee-crossing bits of fact that will enliven bedtime conversation everywhere. --Erik Larson, author of Devil in the White City"

Mary Roach is the author of four previous books: Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She lives in Oakland, California.

General Fields

  • : 9780393334791
  • : WW Norton & Co
  • : WW Norton & Co
  • : April 2009
  • : 209mm X 140mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mary Roach
  • : Paperback
  • : 612.6
  • : 336
  • : black & white illustrations