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    • International Chick Lit Starring: Imperfect Career Women Looking for Love
    • Chick Lit Features…  everyday women in their 20s and 30s navigating their generation's challenges of balancing demanding careers with personal relationships. Ferriss, S. & Young, M. (eds.). (2006). Chick Lit: The New Women’s Fiction. New York: Routledge.
    • ORIGIN  1998  Bridget Jones’s Diary
    • Some of the first Chick Lit…
    • If you’re browsing…  Just look for feet…
    • We read international authors…  To gain an understanding of other cultures.  To learn what we have in common with people in different countries.  To pick up some geography and history!
    • Some of My Favorites…  Agrell, Siri (Canada)  Bad Bridesmaid: Bachelorette Brawls and taffeta tantrums—tales from the front lines. New York: Henry Holt & Company 2007
    • Favorites…  Aidoo, Ama Ata (Ghana)  Changes: A love Story  New York: Feminist Press 1991
    • Favorites…  Daswani, Kavita (India)  For Matrimonial Purposes  London: Penguin Group 2003
    • Favorites…  Daswani, Kavita (India)  Salaam, Paris  New York: Penguin Books 2006
    • Favorites…  Gulab, Rupa (India)  Girl Alone  New Delhi: Penguin Books 2005
    • Favorites…  Hwang, Caroline (Korea)  In Full Bloom  New York: Dutton 2003
    • Favorites…  Kaushal, Swati (India)  Piece of Cake  New Delhi: Penguin Books 2004
    • Favorites  Vapnyar, Lara (Russian Immigrant)  Memoirs of a Muse  New York: Pantheon Books 2006
    • Favorites…  Viewegh, Michal (Czech Republic)  Bringing Up Girls in Bohemia.  London: Readers International, Inc. 1997
    • Favorites…  Watase, Yu (Japan)  Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play, (Vol 1-17)  San Francisco, CA:  Viz Communications  1999-2005
    • Favorites…  Yu, Michelle & Kan, Blossom (Chinese American)  China Dolls  New York: St. Martin’s Press (2007)