It is hard to write a tedious book on this subject, but the author has.
To me, the best contribution of the book is comparing the stereotypes regarding infidelity for each culture to how it is currently viewed within the culture.
I also enjoyed reading the rest of the book, and found it to be well-researched, well-analyzed, and well-written.
Informative though probably inconclusive. She gives us a sneak peak of people's lives in different continents so it was quite interesting. Read morePublished 6 months ago by kristine ayaay
It seems this is a global problem. The author conducted intense research on the subject. It is a light an easy read but it also dismisses a lot of perceptions about a lot of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by portia maluleke
I really enjoyed reading this book. There is one thing I must take exception with, though. Druckerman writes in her chapter on sexual cultures that the American public seemed not... Read morePublished 19 months ago by readkitty
This book is a fascinating look at gloabal sexuality that reveals how culture affects gender roles. The western world - perhaps all else also - are too quick to believe their way... Read morePublished 19 months ago by David Leeson
Interesting and insightful look at the way different cultures handle infidelity, cheating, lying, and marriage. I couldn't put this book down! Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by MB
I enjoyed Lust in Translation. I found it to have a good balance between am overly (Social) Science approach that would drain the topic of all general interest, and keeping it... Read morePublished on April 26, 2011 by Mercedes von Uppity
While I agree with some of the reviewers that argued the book lacked much factual basis, it does indeed have some stats and figures for those that are interested in quantifying... Read morePublished on June 12, 2010 by C. S. Cross
The strength of this book is also its weakness: a breezy tone that pulls one through the pages, but ultimately doesn't offer as much distilled insight as Pamela Druckerman's... Read morePublished on April 6, 2010 by John Wareham
Entertaining pop sociology but not particularly deep. The first-person style is reminiscent of Mary Roach. My major complaint would be that there is too heavy a U.S. Read morePublished on December 12, 2009 by Christopher Myrick