Rochelle Gurstein

Rochelle Gurstein is the author of The Repeal of Reticence:  A History of America's Cultural and Legal Struggles over Free Speech, Obscenity, Sexual Liberation, and Modern Art (Hill and Wang). Her essays and book reviews have appeared in The New Republic, The Nation, Salmagundi, Raritan, The American Scholar, Bookforum, and other publications. She has also been a regular columnist for The New Republic online on cultural, social, and political matters.