The Marriage Plot
|Publisher||Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
The novel was well received by critics. William Deresiewicz wrote, "'The Marriage Plot' is a new departure...intimate in tone and scale.... It’s about what Eugenides’s books are always about, no matter how they differ: the drama of coming of age.... It possesses the texture and pain of lived experience." Carlin Romano called it "the most entertaining campus novel since Wolfe's I Am Charlotte Simmons."
Awards and honors
- Eugenides, Jeffrey. The Marriage Plot. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. ISBN 978-0-374-20305-4 WorldCat
- William Deresiewicz, "Jeffrey Eugenides on Liberal Arts Graduates in Love," The New York Times Book Review, October 16, 2011.
- Carlin Romano, "A Campus Novel about Leaving Campus Behind", Chronicle of Higher Education Sept.4, 2011.
- Laura Miller. "The best fiction of 2011", "The best nonfiction of 2011" - Salon, Dec 8, 2011.
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