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Word of Mouth

Mommy Porn

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The Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by obscure author EL James, has been described as “mommy porn” and “twilight for grown-ups,” owing to hyper-viral sales among women over thirty. Released just six weeks ago, the three titles hit 10 million in sales last week. Public libraries in two states have removed the novels from their shelves. Yesterday, libraries in Brevard Country, Florida returned copies of the erotic novel to its libraries after yanking them off the shelves a few weeks ago. We asked state librarian Michael York to talk with us about how New Hampshire makes decisions on what to stock -or not…  

Where are People reading 'Fifty Shades of Grey'? Here's a Map