Top 10 Sexy Books

The 10 Sexiest Books of All Time

"Fifty Shades of Grey" may have ignited a renewed interest in erotica, but it's definitely not the first novel to chart taboo territory. As an army of freshly initiated readers search for their next steamy read, many make the mistake of overlooking the classics.GAYOT's list of the best "dirty" books explores history's more literary examples of titillating writing, from fin de siècle smut to the naughty novellas of the 1940s to the ultra-graphic work of France's most scandalous libertine. Our collection of hot stuff runs the gamut from lyrical stylings to pretty prurient stuff. Read on if you dare.