Vanessa Thorpe and Marina Warner explore the subtext to Fifty Shades of Grey

Jul 4, 2012 | No Comments

Has E.L. James created the latest commercial genre for our age – what the commentator India Knight has called “the porn version of cupcakes and Cath Kidston”? Or does her racy trilogy answer a deeper, unmet need among women readers? The feminist […]

“The 52 Seductions” by Betty Herbert

Jul 4, 2011 | No Comments

Betty Herbert and her husband realised their sex life needed a boost, so they vowed to seduce each other every week for a year.”Last year, after ten years of marriage and at the grand old age of 32, I realised that my […]