For the Shame of It: Janine Ashbless’s Named & Shamed

I know this is a strange thing to say, but the horrible Coronavirus situation that is raging around the world got me thinking about an excellent book of erotica that I’ve been meaning to review: Named & Shamed, by British author Janine Ashbless. It’s an odd connection, I’ll admit—pandemics aren’t particularly sexy, are they. I recently posted a question on social media asking how the Covid-19 lockdowns were affecting eroticists’ work, and most writers said that the conditions of the pre-pandemic world, and marketplace, were already suppressing their libidos and output, and now things are even worse. But I also…