A Natural History of Love: Author of the National Bestseller A Natural History of the Senses

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 1, 2011 - Nature - 384 pages
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The bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses now explores the allure of adultery, the appeal of aphrodisiacs, and the cult of the kiss. Enchantingly written and stunningly informed, this "audaciously brilliant romp through the world of romantic love" (Washington Post Book World) is the next best thing to love itself.


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I felt as if Ackerman's prose was too florid and flowery, which made reading the book somewhat of a slogfest. I enjoyed seeing the historical aspects of love in the first part of the book, but even ... Read full review

Review: A Natural History of Love

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I didn't like this as much as The Natural History of the Senses. I wanted to, but perhaps the subject matter wasn't as interesting to me. I didn't finish reading it. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Diane Ackerman has been the finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction in addition to many other awards and recognitions for her work, which include the best-selling The Zookeeper s Wife and A Natural History of the Senses. She lives with her husband Paul West in Ithaca, New York.

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