The Kama Sutra Diaries: Intimate Journeys Through Modern India
BEHIND THE SCENES AND BETWEEN THE SHEETS OF MODERN DAY INDIA Once upon a time, the Western sexual revolution gave us free love and the female orgasm. Today in the West, pre-teens aspire to be glamour models and internet porn threatens to reduce our sexual repertoire to a handful of webcam-friendly positions. Meanwhile India the land that gave us The Kama Sutra, the sensual arts of the Mughal courtesan and 60s 'sex guru' Osho is undergoing its own modern sexual revolution. In The Kama Sutra Diaries, one 'disillusioned child of the Western sexual revolution' discovers what this old land has to teach us about modern-day love and lust. It's a romp behind the scenes and between the sheets of new India via ancient temples to the vulva, Guru Nanak dildos, husband-beating festivals and the agony pages of Indian Cosmo...
Sally Howard is a travel, social trends and reportage features writer and author. A contributor to many of the world's most prestigious media, Sally's clients include The Sunday Times, Forbes Magazine and The Sunday Telegraph. Specialising, since 2004, in South and East Asia, Sally has undertaken investigative pieces as diverse as the reemergence of concubines in booming Beijing, the rise of the Indian love marriage and the adaptation of ancient matrifocal communities to the impact of globalisation. In 2008 Sally was short-listed for an Amnesty International journalism award for No Sanctuary, a feature on lesbian and gay asylum seekers to the UK. She also compiles Fast Track, a luxury travel blog for Forbes Lifestyle.