‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ Will Stop Printing New Editions

By Stephanie Ebbert | The Boston Globe |

The groundbreaking work, which began as a 35-cent pamphlet, was published by Simon and Schuster, translated into 31 languages, and revised in nine editions, and it sold over 4 million copies. It’s considered one of the most influential books of the 20th century.

Passed down, often wordlessly, from mother to daughter, the book provided women intimate insights into their own bodies and presented forbidden topics, from menstruation to masturbation, complete with illustrations.

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