How Sex Works
Why We Look, Smell, Taste, Feel, and Act the Way We DoBook - 2009
From the best-selling author of Survival of the Sickest comes this presentation of strange and fascinating discoveries about the human mating game, from the structure and function of human sex organs to the peculiar biology of sexual attraction, in an account that also examines contraception, pregnancy, sexuality, and sterility. 100,000 first printing. Original.
“Read this book and discover sex again, but from a scientific perspective, and see why it evolved. It’s almost as much fun, and needs less energy.”
— Peter Macinnis, author of 100 Discoveries: The Greatest Breakthroughs in History
"How Sex Works manages to inject science writing with the prurient thrill of a gossip rag."
Medical maverick and New York Times bestselling author of Survival of the Sickest Dr. Sharon Moalem presents an insightful and engaging voyage through the surprising history and evolution of sexual reproduction. Fans of Freakonomics, Blink, You: The Owner’s Manual, and Why Do Men Have Nipples will find many engaging insights in How Sex Works.
Presents strange and fascinating discoveries about the human mating game, from the structure and function of human sex organs to the peculiar biology of sexual attraction, and examines contraception, pregnancy, and sterility.