At what point does a taste for the erotic go from acceptable to perverse? Learn about the impact of the notorious Marquis de Sade on contemporary culture and literature, as well as the current fascination with erotica and kinky sex.

With Toni Bentley, author of The Surrender: An Erotic Memoir; Daniel Bergner, author of What Do Women Want?; Caroline Weber, writer and professor at Barnard College; and moderated by Sadie Stein, contributing editor and daily correspondent at The Paris Review.

Talk will be followed by a book signing. More event information can be found here.

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