Category Archives: Book reviews

Review of A Brief History of Nakedness by Philip Carr-Gomm

Philip Carr-Gomm’s book, A Brief History of Nakedness, published in 2010, is impressive on several accounts. It is well-researched, well-written (though the organization of topics could be better), and illustrated with many color and black-and-white photos that are quite relevant … Continue reading

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Review of Skinny Dipping, by Janet Lembke

Janet Lembke’s book of essays, Skinny Dipping, does not revolve mainly around that topic. It is, instead, a series of personal reminiscences, though themes of water and nature in general figure prominently. It is of a genre usually associated with … Continue reading

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Book review: Naked at Lunch

Mark Haskell Smith’s recent book, Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist’s Adventures in the Clothing-Optional World (published June 2015), may be the best book on naturism – and the most persuasive argument for naturism – ever written by a non-naturist. … Continue reading

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