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I loved this collection of poems that reveal so many aspects of love, sex, humanity, longing, honesty, anger, despair... Jong really showed us the complexity of her humanity... or if not hers, humanity as she sees it. At times heartbreaking; at times shocking and at times tender - I love these poems.
Apr 03, 2016 Maddy rated it it was amazing
This was definitely closer to five stars than four though as in most anthologies I liked some pieces far more than others. Overall, I loved her voice in these poems. They made me want to read more of her works.
Erica Jong—novelist, poet, and essayist—has consistently used her craft to help provide women with a powerful and rational voice in forging a feminist consciousness. She has published 21 books, including eight novels, six volumes of poetry, six books of non-fiction and numerous articles in magazines and newspapers such as the New York Times, the Sunday Times of London, Elle, Vogue, and the New Yor ...moreMore about Erica Jong...