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10 Groundbreaking Erotic Reads

In Books, Chatter on July 23, 2012 at 8:55 pm

Sex and a cocktail: they both lasted about as long, had the same effect, and amounted to about the same thing.
D. H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover


With all the talk about 50 Shades… it’s time to take a look at some of the amazing books that came before.   From Jane Friedman, CEO of Open Road Integrated Media and all-around book publishing rock star, comes her Top 10 Groundbreaking Erotic Reads via Huffington Post.   Click through to read her reasons why ,,,

A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
Damage by Josephine Hart
Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Exit to Eden by Anne Rice writing as Anne Rampling
The Story of O by Pauline Réage
Candy by Terry Southern

  1. Wow! I am shocked you did not mention Anais Nin or Marquis de Sade –

  2. Oh, yes! Two great erotic reads – especially Nin – a personal fav …

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