Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Wednesday, December 6

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that people love Pride and Prejudice. And, after featuring a few less-known selections, Jane Austen's study of vice and virtue, manners and morals, is the latest choice for the One Book, One Chicago initiative. As always, there are numerous discussion activities planned, including the inevitable investigation of how the novel connects to contemporary audiences via adaptations like Bridget Jones's Diary. Go on, prove Eugenides wrong.

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