What I’m reading… ‘The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution’

Spanning the years from Sanger’s heady Greenwich Village days in the early twentieth century to trial tests in Puerto Rico in the 1950s to the cusp of the sexual revolution in the 1960s, this is a grand story of radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes.

Brilliantly researched and briskly written, The Birth of the Pill is gripping social, cultural, and scientific history.

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2018-01-12T14:37:48+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Recent posts, What I'm reading|0 Comments