The Wonder Down Under: The Insider's Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina (Hardcover)

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The Wonder Down Under is a comprehensive guide to a miraculous and complex part of the body that too few of us (regardless of gender) are all that familiar with--the vagina. With wisdom, humor, and scientific aplomb, medical student Ellen St kken Dahl and Dr. Nina Brochmann take readers on a fascinating journey of female sexual organs and sexual health--from the clitoris to contraception to cervical cancer.

More than a user's manual, this book is the funny, frank tribute to the vagina that we have been waiting for. The Wonder Down Under is filled with astonishing, essential, and little-known information--relayed with both medical expertise and genuine empathy. Did you know, for instance, that female and male sex organs are merely variations on the same basic structure? Or that there's no such thing as a virginity test--because examining the hymen cannot meaningfully indicate whether or not someone's had sex?

Brochmann and Dahl have written a tour-de-force about the biology, anatomy, and reality of the female body, examining the many ways in which widespread misinformation and silence about the vagina have been harmful to women over time. The Wonder Down Under makes crucial contributions to the discussion: the book was an instant bestseller that sold out in its native Norway in just three days. Since then it has been acquired by publishers in more than two dozen countries around the world.

The Wonder Down Under is a joyful and indispensable book that will educate readers of all kinds and equip a new generation to make informed choices about their sexual well-being.

About the Author

Medical student Ellen St√łkken Dahl and Dr. Nina Brochmann, MD are Oslo-based sex educators who have worked for several years advising young people on matters of sexual health. In 2015, they started the blog Underlivet ("The Genitals"), with the aim of dispelling myths around female sexual health; eventually, the sheer number of questions they received led them to create The Wonder Down Under. The book became an instant bestseller in Norway and has now been translated into more than thirty languages and published around the world. Their TEDxOslo video "The Virginity Fraud" has been viewed more than 2 million times.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781681440217
ISBN-10: 1681440210
Publisher: Quercus Books
Publication Date: March 6th, 2018
Pages: 304
Language: English


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