Plot Twist: Scholars Get Serious About Romance Novels

Bryan Derballa

Mary Bly, a professor of English at Fordham U., is known more widely as Eloisa James, a best-selling romance writer.
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Mary Bly leads two lives. By day she teaches Shakespeare and freshman composition at Fordham University, where she's a professor of English. By night, or whenever she can make time to write, she turns out best-selling romance novels under the pen...

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