Title is Backordered
An interesting way to learn about American history through the escapades of different presidents. Informative, insightful, and very funny.
Social history, historical personages, plus Jane's own letters and novels combine to give a very readable biography.
Set at a time when women could be committed to an asylum for any reason by the men in their lives, the story takes place at a real mental hospital in 19th century Paris. Based on true events, the female inmates are paraded once a year at an annual ball for the delectation of Parisian high society. No one ever leaves the asylum, until there is one dramatic escape!
A down-on-his-luck author teaches at a third rate MFA program and steals one of his students' unexpectedly brilliant ideas. The plot! Stalking and murder ensue. A smart satire of MFA programs and the publishing industry.