Carlyle on the Green

"50 Shades" author E.L. James at a luncheon on Long Island (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

’50 Shades Of Grey’ Author Kicks Off Week Of Events In New York

Four hundred women and one man lined up at Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park, paying as much as $125 for tickets to see the British writer whose erotic trilogy series has sold more than 3 million copies.