Tag: Fifty Shades of Grey

Damn you, E.L. James. That’s right — we can blame the Fifty Shades of Grey author for this one. A handful of classics are getting sexed up worse than Anastasia Steele. According to The Hollywood Reporter, publisher Clandestine Classics is making all the sex hinted at in such classics as Jane Eyre, Pride & Prejudice, [...]

Look, there’s no shade here: there are simply some people (like myself) who think that books other than E.L. James’ blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy should be given a shot. Of course, first and foremost in my mind is my own novel GUESTLIST, which may be purchased at a variety of places in a [...]

This is somewhat old, but hey. The above Saturday Night Live video lampoons the whole “mommy porn” phenomenon attributed to E.L. James‘ fanfic-cum-literary smut smash Fifty Shades of Grey: In a parody Mother’s Day commercial for Amazon.com, moms are surprised by their gift-giving spouses and kids as they’re getting all sexed up reading the erotic [...]

The masterminds at Goodreads created the above infographic to exhibit the influence and impact of the phenomenon known as Fifty Shades of Grey. E.L. James‘ erotica trilogy has sold over ten million copies, and Goodreads’ infographic charts both the geographic distribution of readers and the books that have received a bump from a new national interest [...]

You women love that mommy porn, huh? It’s too late to deny it. Wanna know how I know? GalleyCat reports that E.L. James’ erotic Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy has sold a cool, combined total of ten million books (paperbacks, eBooks, and audiobooks) in six short weeks. SIX WEEKS! So sayeth Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group [...]