Friday, June 18, 2010

Beautiful Minds: Jay McInerney on Jane Austen


A more incongruous pair of authors I never thought to meet! Jay McInerney, author of Bright Lights, Big City, reveals his long-standing passion for Austen and her heroines. McInerney's is one of 33 essays featured in A Truth Universally Acknowledged, Random House, 2009.

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2 comments:

{lauryl} said...

How have I not heard of this book? I'm purchasing it right now...

Caleb said...

That was an interesting read. My favorite line (concerning Emma) is not repeatable in genteel company. Heh.