Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them (Paperback)

Swoon is a glittering pageant of charismatic ladies’ men from Casanova to Lord Byron to Camus to Ashton Kutcher. It challenges every preconceived idea about great lovers and answers one of history’s most vexing questions: what do women want? Continue reading

Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them (Hardcover)

Swoon is a colorful chronicle of great ladies’ men who spellbind women and enamor them forever. It ranges from the earliest mythic exemplars to Casanova, Byron, Camus, Ashton Kutcher, and real-world ladykillers today. The findings are surprising. Contrary to popular … Continue reading

Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love

Seductress: Women Who Ravished the World and Their Lost Art of Love studies and celebrates a feminist heroine we haven’t heard about—one of the most misunderstood women in history. Continue reading

The Circle of Eros: Sexuality in the Work of William Dean Howells

The Circle of Eros examines the sexual themes in the novels and writings of America’s “genteel” turn-of-the-century author and argues that William Dean Howells was not the respectable prude of literary renown. Continue reading

Los grandes seductores y por qué las mujeres se enamoran de ellos (Spanish Edition)

“¿Qué quieren realmente las mujeres?” se preguntaba Freud poco antes de morir, y la respuesta no es fácil, sobre todo si lo que está en juego es el deseo. A lo largo de la historia, algunos hombres han marcado el … Continue reading