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  1. 17 Incredible Epigraphs That Prove You Should Always Read The First PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | The Huffington Post

    ... of the Craft by Stephen King "Honesty's the best policy." -Miguel Cervantes "Liars prosper." -Anonymous The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides "People would never fall in love if they hadn't heard love talked about." -Francois de La Rochefoucauld ...


  2. These 'Nice Guy' Book Characters Really Aren't That NiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | Switched

    ... rewarded with the hand of a woman who doesn't love him because he's a "nice guy." Mitchell Grammaticus - The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides: A lot of "nice guys" in literature are characters who seem to be surrogates for the author. Take The ...


  3. BreathlessRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | EDGE

    There's a moment in Jeffrey Eugenides' third novel, "The Marriage Plot," where one character, an overzealous self-important film student, details the youthful need to "kill the father" -- to overcome the influence of, and outclass, the defining artists in one's field.


  4. Eugenides: upholding 'pact with the reader' keyRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2014 | The Daily Princetonian

    ... ides said he is currently working on a collection of short stories and a screenplay for his latest novel, "The Marriage Plot." The lecture took place on Monday at 5 p.m. in McCosh 10 and was sponsored by the Wilson College Signature Lecture Series.


  5. Earn your adjectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    ... "My goal in life is to become an adjective," said Leonard Bankhead, a character in Jeffrey Eugenides' "The Marriage Plot." The adjective "Bankheadian," Eugenides writes, means "of or related to Leonard Bankhead a characterized by excessive ...


  6. When a Marriage Plot Doesn't Mean a Happy EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... works-and was perhaps most specifically critiqued by Jeffrey Eugenides's best-selling 2011 novel The Marriage Plot . Nevertheless, selective omission has successfully kept this perfect, neatly two-dimensional story-of the heterosexual single woman ...


  7. The Marriage Plot ProblemRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2013 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... have taken over? Adelle Waldman doesn't think so. In The New Yorker , she defends the timelessness of the marriage plot. "As long as marriage and love and relationships have high stakes for us emotionally, they have the potential to offer rich ...


  8. Why the Marriage Plot Need Never Get OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | New Yorker

    In the opening of Jeffrey Eugenides' novel "The Marriage Plot," an English professor complains that contemporary life has been disastrous for the novel.


  9. The BuzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... convince Kurt that they should both get tattoos. Is it possible that American novelist Jeffrey Eugenides (The Marriage Plot, The Virgin Suicides) has been inspired by Canadian Nobel laureate Alice Munro? After three thick novels, each critically ...


  10. Author Martin Cruz Smith has Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2013 | USA Today

    ... C.K. Williams, stars Mila Kunis, Zach Braff and, of course, Franco. New Eugenides: Jeffrey Eugenides ( The Marriage Plot ) has a new short story out in The New Yorker , titled " Find the Bad Guy ." Hungry for books: EW asks the cast of The Hunger ...


  11. This Week in Fiction: Jeffrey EugenidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2013 | New Yorker

    ... reigned me in. The last piece of yours we published in the magazine was an excerpt from your novel , "The Marriage Plot." You've talked in the past about how long you spend working on your novels. Do you approach short stories in a similar way? What ...


  12. Jeffrey Eugenides to bring new stories, advice for aspiring authors to Syracuse lecture seriesRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2013 | The Post-Standard

    Jeffrey Eugenides, author of "The Marriage Plot" and "The Virgin Suicides," will speak at the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Crouse Hinds Theater at the Oncenter.