Girls & Sex
Peggy Orenstein – New York Times bestseller and Amazon.com top ten non-fiction writer of 2016 – presents her timely, ground-breaking work, Girls and Sex. Orenstein goes where others fear to tread, pulling back the curtain on the hidden truths of girls’ sex lives in the modern world. She offers a clear-eyed picture of the new sexual landscape and minefields facing today’s teenagers, and how they set about negotiating them. Prepare to be shaken up, shocked and enlightened. Peggy Orenstein will be in conversation with Times journalist Suzi Godson.
Peggy Orenstein is the author of the New York Times best-selllers Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture and Waiting for Daisy as well as Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-Changed World; and the classic SchoolGirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap. A contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, Orenstein has also written for such publications as The Los Angeles Times, Vogue, The Atlantic and The New Yorker . Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Orenstein is a graduate of Oberlin College and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, filmmaker Steven Okazaki, and their daughter.Suzi Godson
Suzi Godson has written a weekly sex and relationships column for The Times newspaper in the UK for the last ten years. Her column is syndicated in The Irish Examiner and she also writes a weekly blog for The Huffington Post. Godson is the author of The Body Bible, Sex Counsel and the award-winning,The Sex Book, which has now been translated into fifteen languages.