Good Minds Suggest: Lisa Scottoline's Favorite Books About Male Infertility

April, 2016
Lisa Scottoline

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Calling it a worst-case donor situation might be an understatement. In Most Wanted, Lisa Scottoline's unnerving new thriller, a woman decides to use a donor to conceive when she discovers that her husband is infertile. The twist? After becoming pregnant, she receives the appalling news: The father of her unborn child is a recently arrested serial killer.

Scottoline is an Edgar award-winning author of more than 20 books, including the bestselling thrillers Look Again, Save Me, and Every Fifteen Minutes. She tells Goodreads about the inspiration behind Most Wanted: "I was fascinated by the issue of male infertility, which gets far less attention—and government regulation—than female infertility." She shares the books that gave her insight into this often overlooked topic.

How to Make Love to a Plastic Cup: A Guy's Guide to the World of Infertility by Greg Wolfe
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"A heartfelt and surprisingly funny memoir of a man's struggles with four cycles of IVF and the nitty-gritty details of male infertility."


Conceiving Masculinity: Male Infertility, Medicine, and Identity by Liberty Walther Barnes
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"An informative and academic examination of the history of medical advances in the history of infertility in men, tracing its causes and treatment."


The Root Cause: Male Infertility and How to Get Past It by Gabriel Leone
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"A short personal memoir about the nuts and bolts of male infertility."


Test Tubes and Testosterone: A Man's Journey into Infertility and IVF by Michael Saunders
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"A very frank and hopeful account of a man's struggles with infertility."


Finding Our Families: A First-of-Its-Kind Book for Donor-Conceived People and Their Families by Wendy Kramer
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"The bible for infertile couples who choose to conceive using a donor, written by a woman who conceived her son using a donor and went on to found the Donor Sibling Registry, which helps donor-conceived children find their biological siblings."





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message 1: by Boaz (new)

Boaz Olaosebikan AWESOME


message 2: by Helen (new)

Helen Hadfield This sounds a horrible story and very insensitive for many people having IVF


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