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Apr

Katherine Angel & Raven Leilani: Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again

Join Katherine Angel & Raven Leilani at the Cambridge Literary Festival

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Friday 23rd April, 2021 @ 9:15 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Online event

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About the Event

In her elegantly written book Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women and Desire in the Age of Consent, Katherine Angel interrogates understandings of female desire. From Freud to Kinsey to present-day science; MeToo-era debates over consent, assault, and feminism; popular culture, TV, and film, she challenges our assumptions about female desire. She’ll be joined by Raven Leilani, a bold and talented new voice in contemporary fiction. In her novel Luster, Leilani addresses many of Angel’s themes. Her protagonist navigates a sort-of-agreed–to open marriage following hook-up after hook-up in a provocatively page-turning story that considers what it is to be young now. 

Guiding the conversation around this crucial moment of renewed attention to violence and power will be writer and academic Hannah Dawson. She is the author of The Penguin Book of Feminist Writing, a global anthology of feminist writers. 

Tickets:
£6 - Single Event Ticket 
£35.00-£50 Cambridge Literary Festival pass 

The full line up for the Cambridge Literary Festival (online) can be found here

About the Book

Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again
Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again

Katherine Angel

Publisher:Verso Books

Publication date:26 Nov 2020

ISBN:9781788739160

3.78 out of 5
6 reviews
"From ‘No means No’ to #MeToo – original thoughts on consent and the complexities of female desire"
The Guardian
"a brisk work that sits somewhere between polemic and criticism"
New Statesman
"Why consent is only ever part of the exchange"
Times Literary Supplement
"... (a) succinct and thought-provoking book"
The Observer
"Resisting definitive and simplistic conclusions, Angel has been wide-reaching in her research"
Irish Times
"a well-researched exploration of what sex, sexism, desire and power mean now"
The Spectator

A provocative, elegantly written analysis of female desire, consent, and sexuality in the age of MeToo