Celebrate the release of What You Really Really Want

Friend of Feministing Jaclyn Friedman has a new book out, What You Really Really Want; The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety, and you’re invited to the book launch party!

This Sunday, Jaclyn is celebrating the release of the book, as well as her fortieth birthday (which is today, happy birthday Jaclyn!) with a blow-out bash in New York.

Jessica Valenti will be emceeing, Samhita and I will be speaking, there’ll be burlesque performances, awesome DJs, door prizes from Babeland, and Salon’s Irin Carmon will be interviewing Jaclyn live on stage. You do not want to miss this.

Sunday, November 20 at 7pm
Fontana’s
105 Eldridge Street, New York
No cover, 21+
Co-sponsored by Bluestockings Bookshop

Want to know more about the book? Of course you do. You also want to buy it for everyone you love for Christmas and give it to your loved ones on every single night of Hanukkah. Don’t believe me? Read this interview with Jaclyn, or check out this excerpt.

New York, NY

Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/joanib/ Joani

    Oh, how I wish I lived there so I could join the celebration! I just ordered 2 copies of the book–one for me, one for my daughter–and I can’t wait to get my hands on them!