David Shields S The Trouble With Men Reflections On Sex, Love, Marriage, Porn, And Power Is An Immersion Into The Perils, Limits, And Possibilities Of Human Intimacy All At Once A Love Letter To His Wife, A Nervy Reckoning With His Own Fallibility, A Meditation On The Impact Of Porn On American Culture, And An Attempt To Understand Marriage One Marriage, The Idea Of Marriage, All Marriages , The Trouble With Men Is Exquisitely Balanced Between The Personal And The Anthropological, Nakedness And Restraint While Unashamedly Intellectual, It S Also Irresistibly Readable And Extremely Moving Over Five Increasingly Intimate Chapters, Shields Probes The Contours Of His Own Psyche And Marriage, Marshalling A Chorus Of Other Voices That Leaven, Deepen, And Universalize His Experience His Goal Is Nothing Less Than A Deconstruction Of Eros And Conventional Masculinity Masterfully Woven Throughout Is An Unmistakable And Surprisingly Tender Cri De Coeur To His Wife The Risk And Vulnerability On Display Are In The Service Of Radical Candor, Acerbic Wit, Real Emotion, And Profound Insight Exactly What We Ve Come To Expect From Shields, Who, In An Open Invitation To The Reader, Leaves Everything On The Page.
David Shields is the author of fourteen books, including Reality Hunger Knopf, 2010 , which was named one of the best books of 2010 by than thirty publications GQ called it the most provocative, brain rewiring book of 2010 the New York Times called it a mind bending manifesto His previous book, The Thing About Life Is That One Day You ll Be Dead Knopf, 2008 , was a New York Times bes
- 160 pages
- The Trouble with Men
- David Shields
- 01 August 2018 David Shields