The Books That Taught Us About Sex

A comprehensive list from the Persephone Magazine Staff.

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Over/Under-rated: Your Guide to Popular Reading

As an avid book reader who was taught to enjoy the classics, I used to feel squirmy about enjoying books that weren’t “literary.” You know what I’m talking about. I see you, over there, trying to hide your Nora Roberts and your John Grisham and your well-worn copy of “Flowers in the Attic” (hey, that basically qualifies as a classic). Eventually, seduced by Mary Higgins Clark, I came over to the dark side and developed a taste for the bawdy, the melodramatic, and the implausible. Read More Over/Under-rated: Your Guide to Popular Reading