Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" give us real women's stories of intimacy, vulnerability and sexual self-discovery.
Celebrated as the bible for a new generation of women, "The Vagina Monologues" has been performed in cities all across America and at hundreds of college campuses. It has inspired a dynamic grass-roots movement (V-Day) to stop violence against women. Witty and irreverent, compassionate and wise, Eve Ensler's Obie Award-winning masterpiece gives voice to women's deepest fantasies and fears, guaranteeing that no one who reads it will ever look at a woman's body, or think of sex, in quite the same way again.
Included in this special edition are testimonials -- both joyous and heartbreaking -- from young women who have performed "The Vagina Monologues" at their colleges for V-Day, Feb. 14, to raise money for organizations fighting to protect women.
"Women have entrusted Eve with their most intimate experiences, from sex to birthing. ... I think readers, men as well as women, will emerge from these pages feeling more free within themselves -- and about each other." -- Gloria Steinem
"Eve Ensler is the Pied Piper. She is leading women and the world to a different consciousness of the essence of women." -- Gillian Anderson
Listen to an excerpt from "The Vagina Monologues," performed by Eve Ensler, courtesy of Random House Audio.