Book Talk

Premiere DateMay 12, 2012
00:00 Book Talk Intro Kory French
02:38 Hot Raw Sex Jimmy Edgar
06:28 Reading from Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
09:16 Sex Karma Of Montreal
12:57 On Sappho
18:15 Super Sexy Woman Sufjan Stevens
20:46 The Awakening Kate Chopin
26:09 Sex O'clock Tiga
30:12 Fifty Shades of Grey E.L. James
37:06 Sex With an Ex The Vaselines
40:39 Finish

Subject – Women Week

Books – Sappho, The Awakening & Fifty Shades of Grey

In the wake of the recent success of E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey, Book Talk takes a close look at three major female writers from the past who have challenged the conventions of their day. I first look at the life of the Greek poet Sappho, one of the first ever known female writers. I then move stateside and examine the social challenges brought forward in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening. I finally, I discuss why so many women today are gobbling up Fifty Shades of Grey.


Sappho


Kate Chopin


E.L. James


Jimmy Edgar
May 19 – Deaf Fest – Rotterdam, Germany
May 23 – Sofia Live Club – Sofia, Turkey
May 26 – Movement Festival – Detroit, MI


Of Montreal
June 13 – The National – Richmond, VA
June 14 – Recher Theater – Towson, MD
June 15 – Northside Festival – Brooklyn, NY


Sufjan Stevens
May 28 – Sydney Opera House – Sydney, Australia
May 30 – Sydney Opera House – Sydney, Australia


Tiga


The Vaselines

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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