May 26, 2022

Canada: Regina Public Library Exploring Erotica, Public Discussion Will Take Place Tonight

From The Leader-Post:

The Regina Public Library hopes a night of erotic literature will help turn up the heat in Regina.

Gail Bowen, RPL writer in residence, is to host an open discussion about erotica Wednesday night at the RPL Film Theatre.


[Andre] Gagnon, [RPL manager of collections and programming,] said the release of the book [50 Shades of Grey] has created a resurgence in erotic literature.


As the RPL writer in residence, one of [Bowen’s] duties is to develop library programs and she thought an open discussion on erotica was timely.

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Read More About Tonight’s Special Event: Erotica: Hot Reads for Cold Nights
The web page includes a list of questions that will be discussed at the event. It also provides a link to an RPL guide with a selection of erotica books.

See Also: A Genre Spotlight From Library Journal: “Erotica: Full-Frontal Shelving” (February 11, 2013)

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