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What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 31 May 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Inevitably, the deeply disturbing events in Woolwich have dictated the news agenda since last Thursday, and by extension brought up some unsettling questions. But whatever your thoughts on what is above all else a situation that demands nuance, we can all agree on four things...

Can Erotic Fiction Save Our Libraries?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

A rare bit of good news for the nation's beleaguered local libraries: erotic fiction is being credited with a boom in e-book loans. Surrey County C...

Ann Summers Sales 'Through The Roof' Thanks To 50 Shades

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | Home

Ann Summers tycoon Jacqueline Gold says the success of saucy literary hit 50 Shades of Grey has led to sales at her chain going through the roof. T...

50 Shades of Hypocrisy

Sam Pope | Posted 13.01.2013 | Home
Sam Pope

No one should be forced to perform sexual acts that they feel uncomfortable with. But to blame books for creating a new and dangerous generation of sexually demanding women is ludicrous and harks back to the days when novel-reading was considered an unsuitable activity for women.

A Reclamation of Reading

Stephanie Allen | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
Stephanie Allen

Things are getting rather steamy on the literature scene right now. Wherever I go, it seems that I can't escape the endless chatter about Fifty Shades of Grey. Struggling to close my ears and fight what seems to be a sudden modern classic, I thought I might as well join the debate.

It's Official: We Prefer Porn To Potter

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

EL James's Fifty Shades trilogy has outsold JK Rowling's seven-book Harry Potter series on Amazon's UK site. James has sold more than four million ...

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

Now, when it comes to the plot of Fifty Shades Of Grey I'm little confused. When did chick-lit get so hardcore?

Bewildered, Elderly Male Considers the Sensation of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Michael Buerk | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Michael Buerk

It's sad, but undeniably true, that our rubbish tells more about us than our art.

50 Shades of Grey: Why Women Are Reading it in Their Horny Droves

Martel Maxwell | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Martel Maxwell

"Have you read Fifty Shades of Grey?" my friend Aileen was leaning in, her voice lowered conspiratorially. "No," I breathed. "Get it. It's basically porn. Huge in the States. Fabulous."