Top Comedian Abandons Internet In Favour Of AustenYet more proof that Jane Austen is for everyone. Top U.S. comedian Louis C.K. recently shut himself off from the internet as "everything is weird and mean and upsetting." Instead he sought refugee by pulling out a copy of Pride and Prejudice and beginning to read through that, rather than through the cruelty all over the internet.
On The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Louis said that he’s now taken up reading – "something I haven’t done since I was like 19". And who wouldn't do the same if the first book they read since they were 19 was Pride and Prejudice? Maybe this endorsement from someone who would never have called themselves a reader before might inspire others to pick up a copy of Pride and Prejudice and escape into Austen's wonderful worlds!
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