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JACK OF ALL SHADES

With The Mister, E.L. James is looking to break free from the bondage of all that Fifty Shades has come to represent—and start fresh. But can she?

BODICE RIPPERS. MOMMY porn. Airport trash. Critics of romance fiction have no shortage of lazy ways to dismiss one of publishing’s most lucrative genres—and one of their most popular targets is E.L. James. In 2012, she upended the publishing world with her mega-selling debut, Fifty Shades of Grey, an erotic tale about

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