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Barbara Pym

Barbara Pym: The Other Jane Austen

Valerie Stivers-Isakova | Posted 04.23.2013 | Books
Valerie Stivers-Isakova

Barbara Pym is the thinking girl's romance writer, the only one I'm aware of, outside of Jane Austen, who hits that sweet spot of an utterly unsentimental romance, one which can be read 1,000 times and never become annoying.

Reading Barbara Pym

Vicky Shorr | Posted 09.09.2012 | Books
Vicky Shorr

A friend, a good reader, didn't exactly recommend Barbara Pym; she just shot a longing glance at her bookshelf in passing and murmured, "Oh, I wish I ...