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Jun 12, 2013
Why Mr Darcy is a nightmare for women writersIt's almost impossible to avoid the chick-lit label when you're a woman writer whose heroine is normal and doesn't go through unimaginable trauma. And then there's the problem of coming up with a romantic hero who is not Mr Darcy.
Mar 01, 2013
Sonam Kapoor buys rights for Anuja Chauhan's novelKapoor, who describes herself as someone who lives to eat and read in that order, says the book has characters that exist in reality and that's what prompted her to buy the film rights.
Jan 23, 2013
Pride and Prejudice turns 200, Mr Darcy stays forever youngBeyond the arrogance and the aloofness, Jane Austen’s Darcy had that one quality that women can rarely resist: vulnerability. He was emotionally unavailable and when he did love, it was so rare that a woman, even one as tough as nails as Elizabeth, was compelled to do what she knows she can do best: save him from himself.
Jun 13, 2011
A literary walk through BathAnywhere you go in the town of Bath, it’s like you walk in and out of the pages of English literature. From Austen to Dickens, all the way back to Chaucer, this town inspired the greats.
Jun 08, 2011
Why Naipaul and the literary establishment are so, so wrongWhatever Sir Vidia thinks, the real battle for R-E-S-P-E-C-T in the literary world is not between men and women. It's between literary fiction and popular fiction.