Tag Archives: E Lockhart

Bad Girls

E. Lockhart: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks (2008), We Were Liars (2014), Genuine Fraud (2017) When Jane Austen created Emma Woodhouse, she noted that here was a character “whom no one but myself will much like”. Austen must have enjoyed making … Continue reading

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“Please lie about this book”

e. lockhart, We Were Liars (2014) This post’s title is what Lockhart wrote when she signed my copy of We Were Liars at her book launch last night. I’m usually willing to comply with authors’ requests, but any lie I told would be a … Continue reading

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Winding down/going dark

But this is temporary. 1.5 weeks remain of the semester, then commencement ceremonies (such a strange term, for something that happens at the end of a college career — I know the students are starting their next stage; it’s only … Continue reading

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