The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution.
By journalist Jonathan Eig.
Wow. So very very very good. This book tells “the extraordinary story of one of the most far-reaching scientific breakthroughs known to mankind…. This is a grand story of radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes.”
Other books by Eig:
- Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season
- Get Capone: The Secret Plot that Captured America’s Most Wanted Gangster
- Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig