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Darcy vs. Knightley, and Other News

December 16, 2013 | by


  • Elif Batuman defends the end-of-year list, in a list.
  • Here are all the best books of 2013 lists.
  • Celebrity death match, Austen style: favorite Mr. Darcy versus dark horse Mr. Knightley.
  • Geek, “a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about a specific subject,” has been named the word of the year by the Collins online dictionary.



    1. z | December 16, 2013 at 11:01 am

      I’m so sad that the Darcy/Knightley link isn’t working. What a tease!

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