Romance Novels

Wed 20 January 2010 | -- (permalink)

They're wildly popular, accounting for something like 40% of paperbacks sold. Ben Casnocha calls them "women's pornography." As the economy has slowed, romance novel sales have boomed.

Given their wild popularity and salacious subject matter, you'd expect there to be an outcry against romance novels similar to the one against porn. Why don't we hear that?