She currently is a star of and "the voice of reason" on Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York.Charles Byrne, Sexologist and Writer, Dies at 54by Mark Iocolano, The New York Times Charles Byrne, renowned sexologist and author of the National Book Award–winning Thinker’s Hope, as well as several pivotal studies on sexual norms and morality, died Monday from a head injury incurred at Madison Avenue near 61st Street, according to a statement issued by his longtime publisher, Knopf.
is a poignant tale of love and loss." Publishers Weekly"One of the richest, most deeply satisfying stories I've read in a long time." Book Page"Carole Radziwill writes like a cross between Sophie Kinsella and Christopher Buckley.
Cautiously romantic, unexpectedly moving, and funny! " Susan Sarandon The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating is Carole Radziwill's deliciously smart comedy about a famously widowed young New Yorker hell-bent on recapturing a kind of passionate love she never really had Claire Byrne is a quirky and glamorous 34-year-old Manhattanite and the wife of a famous, slightly older man.
He published his first academic paper on sexual paraphilia, called “Erotic Variations on a Theme,” his junior year.
It contained the seeds of what was to become his most widely known theory, The Opposite of Sex, and launched the career of what is considered one of the preeminent voices in the field of contemporary sexology.
At fifty-four, in fact, he bore a passing resemblance to Warren Beatty—in Bugsy, not Reds—and possessed a rough-edged but overpowering charm.
He was crafty with words, engaging on many different levels, so that his appeal spread wide.Her husband, Charlie, is a renowned sexologist and writer.Equal parts Alfred Kinsey and Warren Beatty, Charlie is pompous yet charming, supportive yet unfaithful; he's a firm believer that sex and love can't coexist for long, and he does little to hide his affairs.At 22, just out of college, Charlie, as he was known to his friends, was selected by Robert Rimmer to apprentice at the experimental sexuality retreat known as the Sandstone Institute, in Malibu.He remained close to Rimmer until his death and credits Rimmer’s teachings on polyamory with influencing most of his own work and life. Byrne took Robert Rimmer’s theories one step further and promoted promiscuity as an ideal state for fostering a stable, family-oriented culture. You may find one or the other in a companion, but never both.” He believed that sexuality is the purest form of artistic expression, a theme that later proliferated in his first book, Thinker’s Hope.Her first book, What Remains, a memoir, spent over twenty weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.