Thy Neighbor's Wife
The New York Times Book Review
"A report (the result of no less than nine years of work) on just how far
some of us have willingly, gladly strayed not from nineteenth-century
morality, but from the kind that most of the twentieth-century has taken for
granted...We are given, really, a number of well-told stories, their social
message cumulative: a drastically transformed American sexuality has emerged
during this past couple of decades."
"Every man who reads it will recognize himself. Every woman will discover,
perhaps for the first time, the secret fantasies and public privations, the
loneliness and passionate lusts, of most men."
The Atlantic Monthly
"A sexual Pilgrim's Progress...Few writers have lived so long, traveled so
far, on the frontiers of the sexual revolution."
"Talese does not proselytize, he informs...Readable and thoroughly
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