40th Anniversary of Erica Jong's 'Fear of Flying'

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In 1973, poet-writer Erica Jong challenged conventional ideas of sexual desires and female roles in her groundbreaking novel "Fear of Flying." She joins us in the studio to discuss how gender relations and attitudes toward female sexuality have changed in the 40 years since the book was first published.


Erica Jong, author of "Fear of Flying" and 21 other books, including, most recently, "Sugar in my Bowl"