Will There Be A ‘Fifty Shades’ Afterglow?

Those who work in publishing—and especially those who write books—are no strangers to jealousy. Why does one title become a bestseller when another doesn’t? That sentiment has certainly bubbled up around E.L. James’s Fifty Shades trilogy. While some romance editors and authors say they don’t appreciate the mainstream media’s assertion that the erotic series is something new—the genre (as well as splintering subgenres) has been popular for well over a decade—many are acknowledging that James’s books may present an opportunity to draw more readers to romance titles, new and old. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write About Kink Without Going Full “Fifty Shades”

It is hard to talk about sex and literature without making some sort of Fifty Shades of Grey reference. But where Fifty Shades shows a caricature of S&M, the new anthology Kink is a celebration of the range of human desires. From the power of control and the titillation of voyeurism, this... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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BookScan Reports 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is Bestselling Book of the Decade

E.L. James’s irresistibly salacious novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is the bestselling book in the U.S. book market over the past decade according to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Fifty Shades Coming in November

'Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as Told by Christian' will be the second book by E.L. James that examines the Fifty Shades story from the perspective of the male protagonist, Christian. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E L James in talks for Fifty Shades musical

Author E L James has reportedly been in talks with theatre bosses to turn Fifty Shades of Grey into a musical. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fifty Shades royalty lawsuit settled in Texas

A woman who claimed she was defrauded out of her portion of royalties for the sale of Fifty Shades of Grey has settled with her former business partner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fifty Shades is 'most embarrassing read' for Mumsnet users

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James has been voted the "most embarrassing book in the world", according to Mumsnet users. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fifty Shades publisher ordered to pay $18.5m to partner

A US judge has ordered Australian publisher Amanda Hayward to pay more than $18.5 million in compensation, costs and interest to her former business partner in a long-running stoush over profits from the runaway erotic bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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Bestselling books 2015: Fifty Shades still on top

Books by women make up seven of the top 10 most bought this year, while colouring-in is more popular than TV tie-insAfter a 2014 that saw books for kids – led by John Green and David Walliams novels – ruling the annual sales chart, 2015 was the year of the women. Female authors, including Harper... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hayward ordered to set aside £6.9m in Fifty Shades lawsuit

A woman who founded the publishing firm which initially released Fifty Shades of Grey has been ordered by a US judge to set aside $10.7m (£6.9m) for her former partner after being found guilty of defrauding her out of royalties for the book. Australian Amanda Hayward and Jennifer Pedroza were... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fifty Shades Ltd made £10m profit last year

E L James’ own company Fifty Shades Ltd had a “very successful” year to the end of September 2014, with a turnover of £18.1m and profits of £9.8m. However, this was down significantly on the previous year, when the company generated £43m with a profit of £25m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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An Erotic Evolution: How the Fifty Shades Boom Has Travelled

With the huge launch last week of E.L. James's new novel, 'Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey As Told By Christian,' the erotica category shows no signs of slowing down. Here's how publishers from India to Italy are making the most of the lucrative category. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Fifty Shades of Grey novel puts Christian Grey centre stage

Grey, the fourth book in EL James’s erotic series, is released on the birthday of her fictional male anti-heroFifty Shades of Grey author EL James is ringing in the birthday of her fictional anti-hero, Christian Grey, by releasing the fourth book in her series of erotic novels in the dark hours... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Fourth Fifty Shades book whips up unprecedented pre-ordering frenzy

The new instalment – this time written from Christian Grey’s perspective and published on 18 June – is set to dominate the publishing world once againIn July 2012, as the irresistible cultural tidal wave that was the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy was still swelling to its extraordinary peak, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Kent Police investigating Fifty Shades 'theft'

Penguin Random House has confirmed that Kent Police are investigating the alleged theft of a finished copy of E L James’ forthcoming Fifty Shades of Grey novel Grey (Arrow). The copy of the novel, due to be released next week, was reportedly discovered to be missing yesterday (8th June). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Police investigate Fifty Shades 'theft'

Police are investigating the alleged theft of a copy of Grey (Arrow), the new novel in the Fifty Shades of Grey series by EL James. The copy of the novel, due to be released next week, was reportedly discovered to be missing yesterday (2nd June).  Penguin Random House said it could not comment... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Fifty Shades Hits #1, as Vintage Heads to Press for 1.25 Million Copies

In a matter of hours, pre-orders pushed 'Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian,' to the top of the Barnes & Noble and Amazon bestseller lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Fifty Shades book due this month

E L James is to release a new version of Fifty Shades of Grey – told from the point of view of Christian Grey. Titled Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by Christian, the book will be published on June 18th – the same day as the fictional character’s birthday. The author announced the news to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Fifty Shades of Grey Book Coming

E.L. James announced that she will release a new version of 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' but this time written from the perspective of Christian Grey. 'Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian' will be released by Vintage on June 18 (the character’s birthday). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fifty Shades of Grey boy causes stir

An 11-year-old boy who dressed as a character from Fifty Shades of Grey was excluded from his school's World Book Day celebrations, says his mother. Continue reading at BBC News

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