September 6, 2015 Author Erica Jong famously explored female sexuality in 1973's Fear of Flying. In her new novel, she writes about how the need for sex, touch and connection doesn't diminish when you get older.
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October 5, 2013 Back in 1973, Erica Jong was tired of the silent, seething housewife, so she introduced a new kind of female protagonist: one who loved sex and wasn't ashamed to admit it. Jong joins NPR's Susan Stamberg to talk about hook-ups, Fifty Shades of Gray, and of course, the "zipless f - - - ."
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September 24, 2012 Elissa Schappell was 13 and in search of a delicious romance novel when she stumbled on Erica Jong's feminist call to arms, Fear of Flying. It didn't resonate with her at the time, but later she appreciated its message. Is there a book you've changed your mind about? Tell us in the comments.
July 5, 2011 A roster of female writers ruminate on sex — encounters of the good, the bad and the wish-I-had variety — in Sugar in My Bowl, edited by Erica Jong.
April 26, 2006 Seducing the Demon, the latest book by novelist Erica Jong, received a bad review in The New York Times this past Sunday. In the past, Jong says she would have curled up in bed and thought about changing careers. But now she says that perhaps she could learn something from a critic's harsh words.
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