In India, a new genre of books are popping up that have many women rushing to stores and some politicians crying immorality.
The Romance novel is becoming popular among young Indian women, but in a country where kissing in films is censored, this industry will not flourish without a controversy.
Even so, Harlequin Enterprises and Random House have both set up shop.
The TimesOnline UK article notes that,
“Sociologists believe the explosion of risqué romantic fiction may herald an impending sexual revolution in India. “In the past even our fantasies were repressed,” said Shiv Vishwanathan, a sociology professor. “Now they are not and that makes a difference.”