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The Fifty Shades of Grey Hater quiz

Happy Fifty Shades of Grey readers are all alike; each Fifty Shades of Grey hater is a hater in his or her own way. Well, not quite. I’ve identified at least five species of Fifty Shades Hater and classified them … Continue reading

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New York Publishing and 50 Shades

The astounding success of 50 Shades of Grey has a lot of folks bewildered.  Publishers included, quite clearly. While all of us stumble around trying to make sense of it, I was stumped when a reporter asked me recently why … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Box: 50 Shades of Grey

For those who’ve remained blissfully unaware, 50 Shades of Grey is the latest publishing phenom. Discussed obsessively everywhere from the Today show to Newsweek, the plot can be teased in just a few sentences: Christian Grey is a 27-year old billionaire … Continue reading

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