If you haven't read Fifty Shades of Gray, this book will sure give you some input into it.
Kirkus points out that many of the essays seem to be pre-written reflections on the authors' own work with a tiny mention of 50; that is definitely the case.
This is an excellent book that explores the nuances and complexities of BDSM, and its implications for gender, power struggles, and empowerment.
It was definitely interesting to read different perspectives on this book since it is such a cultural phenomenon and is so divisive. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Laura
I'm enjoying authors different viewpoints, but some of the essays are fairly redundant.Published 1 month ago by P. Talley
This diverse mix of writers gives us a great understanding of the 50 shades phenom and the implications for writers of BDSM erotica. Read morePublished 2 months ago by N. Strickland
This is an excellent book that explores the nuances and complexities of BDSM, and its implications for gender, power struggles, and empowerment. Read morePublished 5 months ago by miriam
A fascinating mix of viewpoints by a wide variety of writers, ranging from a professor of literature at an American university who discussed Christian Grey as a Byronic hero, to a... Read morePublished 9 months ago by zrg
I enjoyed the book very much. I liked it because it had so many varying opinions on Fifty Shades. It was very interesting to read. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bonnie Jo Cooper
I am no fan of “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Infamously awful writing aside, Anastasia’s a shallow, naïve, airheaded pushover, and Christian’s an unregenerate sicko. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Terrance Aldon Shaw