We see sex in movies and on HBO shows; it's far more rare that we collectively turn to novels. Yet, with Fifty Shades of Grey, that's exactly what.
Really good sex and really good writing can be combined, and these are the proof. If you like Nicholson Baker, look at these other erotic novels by him: Vox.
29 Legitimately Good Erotic Novels You Must Read People seem to forget that erotic is a blanket term for anything that turns us on sexually.