Top Ten Bestseller
Praise for ELIGIBLE: A masterpiece I found Eligible so relevant and relatable. Whether or not youre an Austen fan, youll adore this version: This is Pride and Prejudice 2.0 and I must confess, I liked it more than the original. There I said it Stylist These days, if Curtis Sittenfeld writes it, I read it Judy Blume If there exists a more perfect pairing than Curtis Sittenfeld and Jane Austen, we dare you to find it Elle Bold and brilliant Sittenfelds prose is so witty and sparkling that she keeps you entranced from first page to last Glamour Eligible has all the charm, wit and romance of Pride & Prejudice and also takes these characters who are such a stalwart feature of our literary landscape and treats them with such affection and humour, that I defy anyone not to find Eligible an absolute delight Red Dazzling Woman and Home Fizzy and Funny Psychologies Such a feast of a book Nigella Lawson Three cheers for Curtis Sittenfeld and her astute, sharp and ebullient anthropological interest in the human condition not since Clueless, which transported Emma to Beverly Hills, has Austen been so delightedly interpreted The New York Times An enjoyably light-hearted romp Financial Times Hilarious and endearing family drama Kirkus Reviews Effortlessly entertaining and delightfully readable National A delightful romp for not only Austen devotees but also lovers of romantic comedies and sly satire, as well . . . Bestselling Sittenfeld plus Jane Austen? What more could mainstream fiction readers ask for? Booklist Sittenfeld adeptly updates and channels Austens narrative voicethe book is full of smart observations on gender and money. . . . A clever retelling of an old-fashioned favourite Publishers Weekly
Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of the novels Prep, The Man of My Dreams, American Wife, and Sisterland, which have been translated into twenty-five languages. Her nonfiction has been published widely, including in the New York Times, the Atlantic, Time, Vanity Fair, and Glamour and broadcast on public radios This American Life. A native of Cincinnati, she currently lives with her family in St. Louis.