Author Erica Jong talks about the 40th anniversary of her book “Fear of Flying.”

Erica Jong at her apartment on the Upper West Side. (Photo: Washington Post)

New York, NY – October 03, 2013 : Author Erica Jong at her apartment in New York, NY on October 03, 2013. Fear of Flying, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is a 1973 novel by Erica Jong, which became famously controversial for its attitudes towards female sexuality, and figured in the development of second-wave feminism. (Photo by Melanie Burford/Prime for The Washington Post)