The Sexual Life of Catherine M. is the autobiography of a well-known Parisian art critic who likes to spend nights in the singles clubs of Paris and in the Bois de Boulogne where she bas sex with a succession of anonymous men. Unlike many contemporary women writers, there is no guilt in Millet's narrative, no chronicles of use and abuse : on the contrary, she bas no regrets about a life of sexual activity. Catherine Millet's writing is a subtle reflection on the boundaries of art and lite and she uses her insights on the role of the body in modern art to set the scene for her multiple sexual encounters. A phenomenal bestseller in France and in all other countries in which it bas been published, The Sexual Life of Catherine M. is very much a manifesto of our times - when the Sexual equality of women is a reality and where love and sex have gone their own separate ways. Like The Story of O, it is a truly shocking book that captures a decisive moment in our sexual history.