What might it mean that one of the best-selling new novels revolves around a Quaker…

What might it mean that one of the best-selling new novels revolves around a Quaker plot line? Yes indeed, "The Marriage Plot" by "Virgin Suicides" author Jeffrey Eugenides apparently does. I've ordered it and will try to write up impressions too, According to this piece in Commentary, another current book has a Quaker theme. Curious. #books #eugenides

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Jeffrey Eugenides « Commentary Magazine
I am writing about Jeffrey Eugenides's magical novel The Marriage Plot at greater length elsewhere, but a remarkable coincidence — an instant of serendipity in literary history — struck me upon re...

  • I did not know this, and The Mar­riage Plot is in my pile of books to read. Just as I leave Quak­erism, it shows up every­where…

  • Maybe you’re just two steps ahead of the Zeit­geist? A cou­ple years from now we’ll see a sequel to the Mar­riage Plot – a com­mer­cial fail­ure that details a thou­sand lit­tle cuts of frus­tra­tion in the protagonist’s life, lol!