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Published: 29 January 2004

320 Pages

ISBN: 9780198606956

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This Man's Pill

Reflections on the 50th Birthday of the Pill

Carl Djerassi

Popular Science

  • The outspoken inventor of the Pill looks back at this pivotal discovery and its impact on women around the world
  • "a good read" British Medical Journal
  • Full of frank and insightful autobiographical detail, written by a fluent and elegant communicator
  • Discusses the impact the Pill has had on society: why the Pill would not be licensed today, and why there will never be a Pill for men
  • Djerassi's wide-ranging career has embraced science, art-collecting, and the writing of poetry, plays and novels: This Man's Pill gives insights into the life of a true polymath

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