Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you’ve probably heard of the 50 Shades of Grey series.
This erotic trilogy has received a lot of popularity in the media for its graphic stories about sexual taboos involving bondage, dominance, and submission.
50 Shades of Grey has been labeled as bizarre… vulgar…. perverse… And it happens to be one of the most popular novels to come out in over a decade.
The 50 Shades series has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. They’ve been translated in over 52 languages, and they’ve set a record for the fastest selling paperback book of all time.
50 Shades of Grey may seem like an outlier… But it’s not. The novel reflects the growing popularity of the literary genre known as Literotica.
This once unpopular genre, described by some as “porn for the female mind”, has risen through the ranks and become the top selling e-book category on Amazon.
As a man this may seem strange. A couple of months ago I tried to read “50 Shades of Grey- to see what all the fuss was about- and I couldn’t make it past the first chapter. The story was …