Friday, 28 December 2012


ISBN-13: 978-0-06-170781-0
Writers: Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá
Sex at Dawn
Subtitle: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships
Language: English
Place of Publication: New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, New Delhi, Auckland
Publisher: Harper Perennial / HarperCollins
Year of Publication: 2011
Format: 135x205mm
Pages: xiii+416; Notes, 317; References and suggested further reading, 351; Index, 383
Cover Design: Andrea Cardenas
Cover Painting of Eve, 1528 (oil on panel) by Lucas Cranach, The Elder (1472-1553)
Binding: Paperback in duotone printed wrappers
Original Price: USD 15.99
Weight: 324gr.
Entry No.: 2012040
Entry Date: 28th December 2012

In this controversial, thought-provoking, and brilliant book, renegade thinkers Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá debunk almost everything we “know” about sex, weaving together convergent, frequently overlooked evidence from anthropology, archaeology, primatology, anatomy, and psychosexuality to show how far from human nature monogamy really is. In Sex at Dawn, the authors expose the ancient roots of human sexuality while pointing toward a more optimistic future illuminated by our innate capacities for love, cooperation, and generosity.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012


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Tuesday, 25 December 2012


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McCULLOUGH, Derek and David S. HALL, “Polyamory: What It Is And What It Isn't?” Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality,Volume 6, February 27, 2003

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