Romance is one of the most successful genres in publishing despite often being overlooked by both the mainstream media and the publishing world. Jaime Green is a writer, editor and teacher who has has written about books for Slate, Vulture, Thrillist, BuzzFeed and many others. She now joins The Gray Lady as the new romance columnist for The New York Times Book Review.
Roxanne says “Jamie’s column shows that romance novels can be smart and fun and explores how they fit into today’s world culturally and politically.”
So, whether you favor Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy or prefer the modern day rom-com hunk, you are sure to find the perfect romance recommendation in Jaime’s new column!
Books in this episode:
Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV by Lucas Mann
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays by Eula Biss