Threesomes, sorbet sex, drunk dialling, multiple orgasms, girly gossip-swaps, buying silk underwear - welcome to dating the modern girl's way.
'I relish every second of my sexual encounters: the good, the bad, the bizarre. Most of my serious relationships have started out as one-night stands.'
Catherine Townsend describes herself as 'part slut, part hopeless romantic'. Her quest is to have her cake and eat it - an intelligent dinner date followed by a passionate one-night stand; to combine sleeping around with finding a soul mate.
Sex in the City meets Girl With a One Track Mind in this candid, sexy, funny take on looking for love in unexpected places and how to find Mr Right - or at least Mr Right Now.
Sexy, confident and brimming with attitude - Cosmopolitan
Sexy ... laugh-out-loud funny ... very Carrie Bradshaw: witty,bracing, packed with handy advice - Observer Woman
She's frank. She's funny. And she doesn't mind admitting she's filthy too. - Independent
A no-holds-barred account of Catherine's erotic adventures ... Lots of fun and very Sex and the City - Closer
Phew! - News of the World
Catherine Townsend writes the weekly sex and dating column "Sleeping Around" in the Independent. She writes regularly for Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire. and her work has appeared in the New York Post, The Times, the Express and the Daily Mail and she has commentated on radio and TV. She has a BA and MA in Journalism. Born in Georgia, Catherine later spent several years as a staff writer and gossip columnist for New York Magazine before to moving to the UK,