Oct 5, 2013 — Back in 1973, Erica Jong was tired of the silent, seething housewife, so she introduced a new kind of female protagonist: one who loved sex and wasn't ashamed to admit it. Jong joins NPR's Susan Stamberg to talk about hook-ups, Fifty Shades of Gray, and of course, the "zipless f - - - ."
Sep 24, 2012 — Elissa Schappell was 13 and in search of a delicious romance novel when she stumbled on Erica Jong's feminist call to arms, Fear of Flying. It didn't resonate with her at the time, but later she appreciated its message. Is there a book you've changed your mind about? Tell us in the comments.
Jul 5, 2011 — A roster of female writers ruminate on sex — encounters of the good, the bad and the wish-I-had variety — in Sugar in My Bowl, edited by Erica Jong.
Apr 26, 2006 — Seducing the Demon, the latest book by novelist Erica Jong, received a bad review in The New York Times this past Sunday. In the past, Jong says she would have curled up in bed and thought about changing careers. But now she says that perhaps she could learn something from a critic's harsh words.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write About Real Sex by Erica Jong. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.