Radical Books Collective – Beware My Smile: On Radical Desire

Radical Books Collective is organizing an evening of conversations with writers, editors and translators about their new books on sex, sexuality, lust, love, gender and desire.

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Books (About Sex) for Bernard Lewis

Yes, I realize that Bernard Lewis is 95, and that he’s perhaps a bit set in his ways. But, dearie, it’s never too late! Indeed, once he gets started, Mr. Lewis will find that it’s difficult to read through a contemporary Arab novel without stumbling across some treatment of non-marital sex and desire. But we’re not just looking for any treatment. For Lewis, we want truly interesting literary depictions of sex and attitudes toward sex.

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