Abstain from love ... Indulge in chocolate ... Enjoy sex à la carte! Can a woman living in the early '60s lead such a life? Barbara Novak believed so and made it the premise of her revolutionary bestseller -- a feminist manifesto inviting women to say no to love and yes to career, self-fulfillment, and independence. Follow Barbara as she conquers the bestseller lists and quickly becomes the target of notorious ladies' man Catcher Block, a hotshot journalist determined to prove her book a lie. What happens when the woman with all the answers meets the man of many questions? Filled with frantic roundelays, wild instances of mistaken identities, and ever-changing perceptions about love and sex, this tantalizing tell-all—penned by Novak herself -- provides the low-down on her showdown with this man-about-town. Inside you'll find: Scandalous passages from the book that started it all An excerpt from the latest issue of Now, the magazine Barbara started as a follow-up to her groundbreaking book Catcher's unpredictable exposé on the mystifying Miss Novak So wacky is this tale of love that it inspired a soon-to-be-released movie by Twentieth Century Fox starring Renée Zellweger and Ewan McGregor! That’s right, this is the story of a book that inspired a love, which inspired a movie, which inspired this book! read less...
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