Tag: Pride & Prejudice

Review: Pride by Ibi Zoboi

I have a list of recent Austen adaptations I want to read, like Ayesha at Last, Unmarriageable, and Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors.  I’d seen great reviews of Pride by Idi Zoboi and was happy to find the audiobook narrated by Elizabeth Acevedo.  I thought her reading was terrific and I really appreciated Zoboi’s fresh look at…

Review: There’s Something About Darcy by Gabrielle Malcolm

Gabrielle Malcolm has written a book about a topic that will appeal to many readers: what is it about Mr. Darcy?  More specifically, why does the love story between Elizabeth Bennett and Fitzwilliam Darcy resonate with so many people, over so many years? Malcolm begins with the impact of Colin Firth in a wet, white…

Chew on This: Literary Board Books

This article in last Sunday’s New York Times caught my eye with its cheerful cover of a board book called Moby Dick.  Moby Dick?  Yes, for overachieving parents there’s a new line of board books based on literary novels such as Pride and Prejudice and Anna Karenina. I laughed at first.  BabyLit – really?  Board…