ON-Lion Letter
Secular and religious thinkers agree:  the sexual revolution is one of the most-important milestones in human history.  Perhaps nothing has changed life for so many, so fast, as the severing of sex and procreation.  But what has been the result?

In her groundbreaking book Adam and Eve After the Pill:  Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution, noted essayist and author Mary Eberstadt contends that sexual freedom has paradoxically produced widespread discontent. 

Drawing on sociologists Pitirim Sorokin and Carle Zimmerman, philosopher G. E. M. Anscombe, novelist Tom Wolfe, and a host of feminists, food writers, musicians, and other voices from across today's popular culture, Eberstadt makes her contrarian case with an impressive array of evidence.  The work's chapters range across academic disciplines and include supporting evidence from contemporary literature and music, women's studies, college memoirs, dietary guides, advertisements, television shows, and films.

Eberstadt is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.  The fellowship is supported by Milwaukee's Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation.

Adam and Eve after the Pill examines as no book has before the seismic social changes caused by the sexual revolution.  In examining human behavior in the post-liberation world, she provocatively asks:  Is food the new sex?  Is pornography the new tobacco?

Adam and Eve after the Pill will change the way readers view the paradoxical impact of the sexual revolution on ideas, morals, and humanity itself.
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