Daniel Bergner

Stripping away the blinders of social sexual norms

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About Daniel Bergner

Daniel Bergner, a critically acclaimed international journalist and author, disrupts assumptions about female sexual desire and the science of promiscuity. Through his work with psychologists, psychiatrists, and primatologists, Daniel calls into doubt the prevailing evolutionary theory that women are naturally less libidinous than men, and that women, because they bear babies, are genetically driven to seek out emotionally close, monogamous romantic relationships. A contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, Daniel is also author of four books of nonfiction, including What Do Women Want? and The Other Side of Desire. His provocative writing has appeared in popular magazines such as The AtlanticHarper’sGranta, and Mother Jones.

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Critically acclaimed author and sexuality investigator Daniel Bergner shakes the foundations of society’s core beliefs about female desire and the science of promiscuity.

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