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  1. The Perfect Page-Turners For Mindy Project FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Buzzsugar

    ... books for fans of The Mindy Project ! Back in 2011, Mindy Kaling shared her must reads , including The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides, the author of The Virgin Suicides and the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Middlesex . The novel circles around a ...


  2. The Art of the Opening SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    This is how Jeffrey Eugenides opens his novel The Marriage Plot , and it may as well be the opening of my life.


  3. 17 Incredible Epigraphs That Prove You Should Always Read The First PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | 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 ...


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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 ...