(iii) Self-help books – for men

Note: Also see the sections on men’s reproductive health and on relationships with women.


Baron, Robert Osbourne. The Joy of Solo Sex: The Ultimate Do It Yourself Handbook for Men. Irvington Publishers.

Bechtel, Stefan, and Laurence Roy Stains. (1996). Sex: A Man’s Guide. Rodale Press.

Blank, Joani. (1981). Playbook for Men About Sex. Down There Press.

Castleman, Michael. (1988). Making Love: A Guide to Sexual Fulfilment for Men - and Women. (Revised edition) London: Penguin.

Castleman, Michael. (1989). Sexual Solutions: A Guide for Men and the Women Who Love Them. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chia, Mantak, and Douglas Abrams Arava. (1996). The Multi-Orgasmic Man. London: Thorsons.

Chia, Mantak, with Michael Winn. (1984). Taoist Secrets of Love: Cultivating Male Sexual Energy. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Aurora.

George, Stephen C., and K. Winston Caine. (1998). Lifetime of Sex: The Ultimate Manual on Sex, Women, & Relationships For Every Stage of a Man’s Life. Rodale Press.

Handy, Richard Y. (1988). Male Sexuality and the Challenge of Healing Impotence. Prometheus Books.

Hart, Archibald D. (1994). The Sexual Man. Dallas: Word Publishing.

Hartman, William, and Marilyn Fithian. (1984). Any Man Can: The Revolutionary New Multiple-Orgasmic Technique for Every Loving Man. North Ryde, NSW: Angus & Robertson.

Johnson, L.B. (1999). Male Potency: A Man’s Guide to Optimal Sexual Health. Woodland Publishing.

Keasling. Sexual Pleasure.

Kerner, Ian. (2004). She Comes First: The thinking man’s guide to pleasuring a woman. New York: Regan Books.

LaHaye, Tim. (1984). What Lovemaking Means to a Man: Practical Advice to Married Men About Sex. Zonderva.

Llewwellyn-Jones, David (1999). Everyman. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th edition.

Margolies, Eva. (1995). Undressing the American Male: Men with Sexual Problems & What You Can Do to Help Them. NAL/Dutton.

McCarthy, Barry, and Emily McCarthy. (1998). Male Sexual Awareness: Increasing Sexual Satisfaction. (2nd edition) New York: Carroll.

Misra, Kundan. (1996). Loving Longer, Loving Stronger: A Guide to Male Staying Power. Bondi Junction, NSW: Gambol.

Morin, Jack. (1988). Men Loving Themselves. Down There Press.

Nioche, Brigitte. (1989). What Turns Men On. NAL/Dutton.

Nowinski, Joseph. Men, Love and Sex: A Guide to Sexual Fulfillment for Couples. London: Thorsons.

Pesmen, Curtis. (1993). What She Wants: A Man’s Guide to Women and Their Sexuality. US: Optima.

Purvis, Kenneth. (1992). The Male Sexual Machine: An Owner’s Manual. New York: St Martin’s Press.

Ryan, George. (1997). Reclaiming Male Sexuality: A Guide to Potency, Vitality and Prowess. M Evans & Co.

Seth, Dudley. (1993). Superpotency: How To Get It, Use It, and Maintain It For a Lifetime. Warner Books.

Shapiro, Eugene. (2000). Upright Man. Pir Press (on impotence).

Stanway, Andrew. (1991). A Woman’s Guide to Men and Sex. Carroll & Graf.

Zilbergeld, Bernie. (1992). The New Male Sexuality: The Truth About Men, Sex, and Pleasure. New York: Bantam Books.