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Good reads: Top 10 page-turners of 2012

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The year 2012 was memorable for the literary world in many ways. Let us start with the item that makes us the most uncomfortable: E.L. James boosted the languishing profile of erotica with her bestselling “50 Shades of Grey” trilogy and became a publishing sensation. The books have sold more than 35 million U.S. copies, print and digital, earning every Random House employee a $5,000 holiday bonus. And James, who kicked off her U.S. book tour in Miami, was named Publishing Person of the Year by Publisher’s Weekly. The literati can complain all they like — and many did — but she is allegedly at work on book four, and half the people you know are going to buy it.

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