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Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Rachel Johnson asks if we are all too ready to leap to judgement about writing about sex.
4/5 Vicki Feaver reflects on how the poet can explore their own sexuality.
3/5 Sarah Churchwell examines the tradition of depicting sex in popular fiction.
2/5 Writer and academic David Bellos on why translating sex in literature is so difficult.
1/5 Writer Julian Barnes asks 'Is writing about sex the same as writing about anything?'.