Vanilla sex in Pompeii

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Rebecca Langlands on lessons learnt in the only known ancient Roman brothel; Caroline Moorehead reviews Elena Ferrante's latest novel; Rory Waterman reads a new poem, "Defences" ("'Crikey!' you say. 'It’s gorgeous!'...")

Books:

The Brothel of Pompeii: Sex, class, and gender at the margins of Roman society, by Sarah Levin-Richardson

La vita bugiarda degli adulti, by Elena Ferrante

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