This Is Chick-lit

This Is Chick-lit

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The genre of fiction known as "chick-lit" has been a lightning rod for debate in the world of literature, raising questions such as Is chick-lit really literature or just harmless fluff? Is this really an accurate portrayal of the lives of modern women? Eighteen renowned authors--including Jennifer Coburn, Raelynn Hillhouse, Harley Jane Kozak, Cara Lockwood, and Rachel Pine--weigh in with the best of chick-lit, proving that this genre deserves as much, or more, respect as any other. In addition to their story, each author elaborates on her feelings about the "chick-lit" label and recommends literary fiction writers that have inspired them.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • BENBELLA BOOKS
  • Dallas, United States
  • English
  • 1933771011
  • 9781933771014
  • 887,824

Review quote

"Chick-lit authors fight back with this collection of stories by women writers proud to wear the chick-lit label. ... Chick-lit devotees will appreciate discovering new authors, and the uninitiated will be pleasantly surprised." --Booklist "A long overdue and smart answer to the naysayers of an often maligned genre." --Nelson DeMille, author, Plum Island "Like a lot of snotty literary types, I have often sneered at chick lit--I'm here to tell you: I was wrong." --BUSTshow more

About Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of Crossing the Line, A Little Change of Face, and The Thin Pink Line. She is a former independent bookseller, book reviewer, and freelance editor. She lives in Danbury, CT.show more

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