Nancy Friday was one the sexual revolution's most controversial figures, captivating the world with her 1973 mega-bestseller, My Secret Garden . In Beyond My Control , Friday illustrates how and why the face of sexual fantasy has become more imaginative than ever before. She collects the sexual fantasies of dozens of women, and for the first time men, and teaches us to proudly own the creativity of our sexual imagination and indulge in the power of our sexual visions. Beyond My Control captures the sexual pulse of a people living in an uninhibited age of equality. Friday explores the wildest and most erotic corners of our collective imagination, and reveals our most hidden desires.
Nancy Friday published her first book, My Secret Garden, in 1973. A collection of interviews with women discussing their sexuality and fantasies, it became a huge bestseller. Friday's subsequent books, including Men in Love, My MotherMy Self, and Women on Top, cover topics ranging from mothers and daughters, to jealousy, to feminism.