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Click on the Google Preview image above to read some pages of this book! Or is neck deep in twice weekly psychoanalysis and entirely unfit for public interaction.

It’s a dating advice book culled from the Austen oeuvre, with chapters entitled things like “Dress Up,” “Find a Man, Not a Guy,” and “Be Quite Independent.” This witty, brief new guide is part of an “Austen advice” mini empire, coming on the heels of Elizabeth Kantor’s rather conservative Certainly, there is infinite wisdom to be culled from Austen (she remains my favorite author).

The world of Austen scholarship has been ruffled by an American academic’s discovery that her work has been appropriated by members of the alt-right, a loose collection of white nationalists, pseudo-libertarians, overt racists, antisemites and isolationists whose influence helped to propel Donald Trump to the presidency last year.

We’re apparently towards the end of a Jane Austen self-help binge.

Although I have never gone to an Austen event or dressed in Regency costume, her novels have been my faithful companions for many years. Kantor opens the introduction with the question, “Why do women love Jane Austen so much?

” As far as I can tell, she is spot-on in her analysis that Austen presents us with people and a world that we would love to be part of.

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