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Though E.L. James’s story of BDSM continues to captivate the world, we’re still not sure why. There are movies with more innovative and groundbreaking sex scenes, and the book series itself is filled with awkward metaphors and unconvincing melodrama. But sexy books can be smart too—and these 10 deliciously naughty alternatives to Fifty Shades of Grey are riskier and, simply, better.