About the Book



December 2011
Trade Paperback · 224 Pages
$14.95 U.S. · $16.50 CAN · £9.99 U.K. · €10.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781582438085


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In Appetites, Caroline Knapp confronts Freud’s famous question, “What do women want?” and boldly reframes it, asking instead: How does a woman know, and then honor, what it is she wants in a culture bent on shaping, defining, and controlling her desires?

About the Authors

Caroline Knapp is the author of Alice K’s Guide to Life as well as the bestselling books, Drinking: A Love Story and Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs. She lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts and died in June 2002 at the age of 42.