We have all heard of a sexy, witty, obsessed with boys and shopping, successful New York journalist Carrie Broadshaw. The genre was defined as a type of post-feminism writing that covered the breadth of female experiences including love, courtship and gender. Also is referred to as Chick Lit.
There is currently a raging debate on why intelligent women like Sophie Kinsella and Meg Cabot that choose to write about felame caracters at their silliest. Protagonists are often trying to make their mark on the world, they are hip, stylish, successful women that are able to stand on their own two feet. Ditzy aspects of their personalities are written about in a brillinat comic style that makes it fun to read and easy to sell. But do the revenues alone justify so much energy expended patronising this area of the market?
Please bring the book that you liked, something that can generate a good debate.
My recommendations are;
Incidentally, High Fidelity is being classed as Lad Lit. Who would have thought of that.....