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  1. Examining new truthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 |

    While "it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife" , a quick read through many novels of the last 300 years might suggest instead that the real universal truth is that the single woman in literature must be in need of a husband. In his 2011 novel of the same name, Jeffrey Eugenides examined the phenomenon known among academics as "The Marriage Plot."


  2. Why Are Commencement Speeches So Bad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 |

    ... I recommend that my students read in advance Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides's 2011 novel, The Marriage Plot . In no other contemporary work of fiction does college commencement play a more central role. With her Brown University ...


  3. Which Books Should Your Favorite TV Characters Read This Summer?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | MTV

    ... is "Eleanor and Park" meets "The Fault in Our Stars." Basically, it will give Caitlin lots of feels. "The Marriage Plot" by Jeffrey Eugenides - Oh, to be young, idealistic and in pursuit of true love. This has Caroline's name written all over it. ...


  4. Top Shelf: Recommendations from A Great Good Place for Books,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | SFGate

    ... a bomb explodes in a Stanford professor's office. Natalie is forced to question everything she believes. The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides : Mitchell loves Madeline, who loves Leonard. Each is brilliant, flawed and passionate in their own way. ...