Summer Book Club: Erotica

It may come as a surprise to some, but "50 Shades of Grey" isn't all that taboo. In this Summer Short, Cristen and Caroline discuss several classic erotica titles and whether BDSM themes are bad for women.

Episode sources:

Christopher Hart's Top 10 Erotica Books.

Discreetly Digital, Erotic Novel Sets American Women Abuzz.

Erotica: Better reads than Fifty Shades of Grey.

Erotic Fiction (Bookshelf).

Fifty Shades of Grey Thrusts Erotica Into the Mainstream.

Fifty Shades of Grey: Who knew women like erotica?

Mommy Porn Revolution?

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women.

The 25 Greatest Erotic Books of All Time.

The Evolution of Porn and Erotica.

What Distinguished Erotica from Pornography?

What the Internet reveals about sexual desire.

Topics in this Podcast: Summer Book Club, BDSM, taboos