Texting with Ahab

Back in November, Mallory Ortberg released Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters. You can buy this book. I need this book.












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  1. Having read the book, I can say that this sums it up pretty well.

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  2. This one's on my Classics Club list, and these excerpts make me want to push it up on my TBR. Can't wait for hundreds of pages about whale oil.

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    1. I must just be in the mood for this lately. Or maybe I just love snarky texts?

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  4. I think I'd prefer the Jane Eyre one, but in either case it is kind of funny and a great commentary on our society.

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    2. Given that Jane Eyre is in my top five books ever, I think I would too. But the Ahab thing had me laughing. I'm easily amused, though, so make of that what you will.

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  5. I'm on the hold list at my library for this. I can hardly wait!

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    1. I put a hold on it, too. If I completely love it, I'll have to buy a copy. Too cute.

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