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30. Anais Nin
Although today when we think of erotica, many think of Fifty Shades of Whatever, that stuff is nothing compared to Nin's work. Nin perfected the art of erotica in an era where it was still assumed women didn't have sexual fantasies or sexual desires. Her dairies, along with her essays, show a woman who strongly embraced her sexuality and made zero apologies for it. She also had a hot and heavy affair with fellow writer Henry Miller. If you're familiar with his work, you can understand why these two were match.