A sparkling collection of short stories by leading female authors including “Miss Brill” by Katharine Mansfield, “The Lifted Veil” by George Eliot and “A Venetian Night's Entertainment” by Edith Wharton.
Born with assets that could make any woman envious, Jess has decided to become a nun right out of high school. So far, she's bottled up her sexual desires and temptations carefully. That is, until one night...A night when she discovers that one's desires can only be tamed so far. This one experience will forever challenge her relationship with her chosen path and throw Jess into a tumultuous period of severe questioning and lustful encounters. Jess will have to balance the two extremes in her life: one of stringent holy commitment, and the other of all-out sexual freedom.
Jessie returns from her mission in Africa humiliated, dejected and frustrated with her faith and commitment to her order. While back at home, she reconnects with her estranged mother and also rendezvous with an old friend from high school who has a reputation for being a party girl. Together they are about to have one wild night of forbidden pleasure, a night that could threaten Jessie's continued commitment of being a nun. Will Jessie remain chaste or will she lose her inhibitions once again when confronted with an irresistible scenario that might be too hot to handle?
Born with assets that could make any woman envious, Jess has decided to become a nun right out of high school. So far, she's bottled up her sexual desires and temptations carefully. That is, until one night...
"No Temptation Here"
After coming to terms with the sinful pleasures of her past, Sister Jessie has decided to embark on a humanitarian trip to the Dark Continent, hoping for a nice respite from the carnal hungers of American life. Once in Africa, Sister Jessie soon she discovers that she is not the only one on this trip who is seeking escapism from the pangs of modern life. In particular, a man. A very sexy and intoxicating man. Now she is faced with the ultimate question: The Holy Spirit or the pleasures of the flesh?
Guest host John Micklethwait leads a discussion about Russia and the Trump administration with Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs Magazine, Mario Calvo Platero, the U.S. editor of Il Sole 24 Ore, and the author of How America Lost its Secrets, Edward Epstein.
We continue with a look at the 2017 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue with guest host Andrew Ross Sorkin, model Kate Upton, and editor MJ Day
We conclude with actor Maggie Siff, she stars as Wendy Rhoades in the Showtime series Billions.