The Wisdom of Love – A Double Book Launch – June 22 – San Rafael, CA – 7 PM

Deborah Taj Anapol and Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio
discuss 
The Wisdom of Love 
in their new books 
Polyamory in the 21st Century 
and 
Gaia and the New Politics of Love
in this unique double book launch 

Is the love of wisdom nothing but the wisdom of love?
What’s the future of love on planet Earth?
Why write about polyamory today? 
Two wise poly women writers answer your questions!
                                    
                                                DATE: Tuesday, June 22
                                                TIME: 7 PM
                                                Cost Per Person
                                                          $ 8   Prepaid ($ 10 at door)
                                                          $ 14 Prepaid with signed copy of Gaia
                                                Deep discounts when you treat friends!
                                                WHERE: Open Secret Bookstore 
                                                                   923 C St.
                                                                   San Rafael, CA
                            Due to limited space, RSVP early!

Great discounts when you sign up now by yourself, and with one or two friends.  Check drop down menu:

                                 


 Book Descriptions:
Polyamory in the 21st Century: Love and Intimacy with Multiple Partners, by Deborah Taj Anapol, provides a perceptive overview of the whole range of intimate relationships that don’t conform to our culture’s monogamous ideal but endeavor to be honest, ethical, and consensual. It addresses the practical, the utopian, and the shadow sides of this intriguing, yet often challenging lifestyle while shedding light on the reasons people choose polyamory and how their lives have changed as a result. Drawing on recent findings from many disciplines, Polyamory in the 21st Century helps the reader comprehend the dynamics of long term open marriages as well as more tribal and fluid intimate networks and everything in between. ON SALE IN EARLY JULY!  (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010)
Gaia and the New Politics of Love: Notes for a Poly Planet, by Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, is the first study that links global peace, health, and ecology to the sexual freedom movement and polyamory. The book presents the concept of Gaia, the live planet, as the scientific basis to argue that the arts of loving can ‘save the planet’ because they are a form of the arts of healing. Therefore, the world needs a new politics of love where sharing amorous resources is a virtue. Polyamory is the subculture where the arts of sharing these resources honestly, fairly, and compassionately can be learned. These practices can turn hatred into love, fear into hope, scarcity into abundance. (North Atlantic Books, 2009.)

Authors:

Deborah Taj Anapol, PhD, has taught psychology and human sexuality at the University of Washington in Seattle and Antioch University in San Francisco, and has led seminars on love, sex, and intimacy all over the country and around the world. She is the author of Polyamory: The New Love Without Limits and The Seven Natural Laws of Love.

Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, PhD, is a professor of humanities at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez. She is the author of Eros: A Journey of Multiple Loves, and the editor of Plural Loves and Bisexuality and Queer Theory.  She teaches courses, workshops, and seminars on the practice of love and the science of Gaia.
Treat yourself to this event with your favorite friends!

Discount options to sign up by yourself and with one or two friends.  See drop down menu:
                                   

Memorable quotes:

“A world where it is safe to love is a world where it is safe to live.” 
Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio, PhD
“Let jealousy be your teacher.” Deborah Taj Anapol, PhD
“Is the love of wisdom nothing but the wisdom of love?” Deborah Taj Anapol and Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio (from an intuition of Luce Irigaray‘s)
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In the same venue, treat yourself to a full-day workshop on July 3rd! 
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serenagaia • May 19, 2010


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