International
         Chick Lit




Starring:


 Imperfect Career Women Looking for Love
Chick Lit Features…
                                         everyday women in
                                          ...
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 cu...
Some of My Favorites…
 Agrell, Siri (Canada)

 Bad Bridesmaid:
  Bachelorette Brawls and
  taffeta tantrums—tales
  from...
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.
...
Favorites…
 Watase, Yu (Japan)
 Fushigi Yugi: The
  Mysterious Play, (Vol
  1-17)
 San Francisco, CA:
 Viz Communicati...
Favorites…
 Yu, Michelle & Kan,
  Blossom (Chinese
  American)

 China Dolls

 New York: St.
  Martin’s Press (2007)
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International Chick Lit

  1. 1. International Chick Lit Starring: Imperfect Career Women Looking for Love
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. ORIGIN  1998  Bridget Jones’s Diary
  4. 4. Some of the first Chick Lit…
  5. 5. If you’re browsing…  Just look for feet…
  6. 6. 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!
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Favorites…  Aidoo, Ama Ata (Ghana)  Changes: A love Story  New York: Feminist Press 1991
  9. 9. Favorites…  Daswani, Kavita (India)  For Matrimonial Purposes  London: Penguin Group 2003
  10. 10. Favorites…  Daswani, Kavita (India)  Salaam, Paris  New York: Penguin Books 2006
  11. 11. Favorites…  Gulab, Rupa (India)  Girl Alone  New Delhi: Penguin Books 2005
  12. 12. Favorites…  Hwang, Caroline (Korea)  In Full Bloom  New York: Dutton 2003
  13. 13. Favorites…  Kaushal, Swati (India)  Piece of Cake  New Delhi: Penguin Books 2004
  14. 14. Favorites  Vapnyar, Lara (Russian Immigrant)  Memoirs of a Muse  New York: Pantheon Books 2006
  15. 15. Favorites…  Viewegh, Michal (Czech Republic)  Bringing Up Girls in Bohemia.  London: Readers International, Inc. 1997
  16. 16. Favorites…  Watase, Yu (Japan)  Fushigi Yugi: The Mysterious Play, (Vol 1-17)  San Francisco, CA:  Viz Communications  1999-2005
  17. 17. Favorites…  Yu, Michelle & Kan, Blossom (Chinese American)  China Dolls  New York: St. Martin’s Press (2007)

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