Monday 23 October 2017

The bad books

• What in the world are the women of Ireland coming to these days?

It seems that in the land of 40 shades of green, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is king.

Clearly, the once high standards of female readers in this country have been dealt a serious blow when we have a situation where EL James' "mommy porn" 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trilogy of novels can manage to sell more than 20,000 copies here for the week ending July 7 (Nielsen BookScan data).

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