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Sex, Time and Power: How Women Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution

Leonard Shlain is the Chairman of Laparoscopic surgery at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and is an Associate Professor of Surgery at UCSF. He is also the author of several critically acclaimed, award-winning books. Art & Physics: Parallel Vision in Space, Time, and Light, (HarperCollins) published in 1991, is presently used as a textbook in many art schools and universities. It has also been translated into foreign languages. The Alphabet Versus The Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image, was published by Viking in hardcover in 1998 and within weeks was on the national bestseller list. Penguin distributed his book internationally in 1999 and it is now available in paperback. The Washington Post called it “Bold and fascinating,” George Steiner in the London Observer wrote that it was “Provocative and innovative.” The New York Times’ Idea Section discussed his thought provoking theory. David Gergen interviewed Dr. Shlain for the Jim Lehrer News Hour and Frank Stasio did the same for National NPR.