Grownup Show and Tell

TITLE: MAKING LOVE

AUTHOR: RICHARD RHODES

PUBLISHER: SIMON & SCHUSTER; 175 PAGES; $18

THE BOTTOM LINE: Here's more about a sex life than you may want to know, but that won't stop you from reading on.

RICHARD RHODES HAS WRITTEN about the unspeakable and the unthinkable. His first book, The Ungodly, was an epic treatment of the Donner party, those galloping gourmets who survived the Rocky Mountain winter of 1847 by eating their dead. The Making of the Atomic Bomb traced the thin line between creative genius and mindless annihilation.

Rhodes now takes on what many readers will consider the untouchable:...

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