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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

WWJAD? - What Would Jane Austen Do?

If you missed my first book review post for the BlogHer Book Club, you can read about my geekiness giddiness here.

We've moved onto the classics, more specifically Jane Austen. 

Well, not exactly the classics, but a lovely piece of non-fiction by Austen scholar (yes, there are male Austen scholars) William Deresiewicz. 

See what I thought about Deresiewicz's attempt to analyze his personal growth through the self-help advice of Ms. Austen. 

And the next time you find yourself in a rut, just ask yourself: "What Would Jane Austen Do?"

(Also, if you're twiddling your thumbs one night, trying to decide whether you should read the latest BlogHer Book Club selection, feel free to click on the button on the right.  It will take you to my latest review.)

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6 Comments:

  • At June 1, 2011 at 8:32 AM , Anonymous Amy said...

    You have time to read?!

    This is great.  I never know what books to read and don't have time to wander the library looking. 

     
  • At June 1, 2011 at 3:16 PM , Anonymous shellthings said...

    Um, is it bad that I read trash instead of classics? LOL

     
  • At June 1, 2011 at 4:23 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    You can do both :)  I just finished Sweet Valley Confidential, despite your review (and the review of the friend who loaned it to me.)  If that's not a trash book, I don't know what is!  (Sorry Jessica & Elizabeth!!)

     
  • At June 1, 2011 at 10:08 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    Crazy, right?  I finally have the time to read a little at night.  And the energy not to fall asleep in the middle of a sentence :)

     
  • At June 2, 2011 at 12:40 PM , Anonymous Kir said...

    love that you are getting to do this, what you love!!!!! I just left a comment over on the post, it was a good review. :)
    I hardly get to read anymore, all these blogs, to read, to write for, I miss my books very much. xo

     
  • At June 2, 2011 at 3:08 PM , Anonymous Angela said...

    Aw thanks!  I read in giant gulps, whenever I get a chance.  Sometimes I actually have to write it in my planner, so I don't feel so guilty doing it!

     

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