Jane Austen was an English novelist who was as funny as she was flippant – in other words, my kind of girl.
“Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?” -Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Tinderfied: “It’s been three days since I texted you and I know you’re not dead. Please f*ck off.”
March is Women’s History Month, so as a committed bookworm, I’ve put together a list of ten of my favorite books written by women.
Oh, Jane Austen. Who has not heard of this literary icon?
I realized today that I have underplayed my personal achievements to make my less successful male counterparts feel better about themselves.
Evan Michelson — a dealer, at Obscura Antiques & Oddities in Manhattan, in anatomical curiosa and weird antiques, and co-star of the Science Channel reality show Oddities—is unique in her disposition to defend, with some heat, the virtues of the moral philosopher and political radical Jeremy Bentham—not a subject that rouses many of us to throw down the gauntlet.
7. You’re not gonna tell me who I am. I’m gonna tell you who I am.
So what’s the big deal with that chick, Jane Austen? Why do you guys like her so much?
2. You think Jane Eyre and Jane Austen are the same person.
Since I was 11, I wished that my life would be like a Jane Austen novel. Well, I’m now twenty-two, and if Jane Austen really were writing my life story, I’d flip her the bird right about now.