Posts tagged "helen fielding"

The Triumph Of The Singleton: How Bridget Jones Changed The Landscape For Women

I first read Bridget Jones' Diary when I was a teenager, marveling over how adult and grown up Bridget's entire world was. Cigarettes! Drinking! Poor decisions! For a 15-year-old with an untraditional worldview, Bridget's foibles were aspirational. She was a woman in her thirties, still single, still struggling to make it to work wearing a…
By: Megan Reynolds / October 15, 2013

Colin Firth Nearly Wept After Hearing About Mark Darcy In Mad About The Boy

When it was revealed that Helen Fielding killed off Mark Darcy in Mad About The Boy, Bridget Jones fans panicked.  How on earth could Fielding even dream of declaring Darcy dead?  Was there no justice?  No more reindeer jumpers? Fielding, for her part, found that the most difficult part of letting Darcy go was telling Colin Firth, who played…
By: Celebuzz / October 13, 2013

Speaking Of Spoilers, A Big One About The Next Bridget Jones’ Book Has Leaked

And because the book isn't out yet, though the spoiler-ific excerpt is, I will adhere to my own rules about spoilers and keep this one out of the headline and the pre-jump post introduction! (Though other…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2013

Bridget Jones Is Coming Back This October!

It's finally coming: Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy, to be published this October, will be Helen Fielding's third — but I hope not last — installment in the mixed-up life of the lovable Bridget Jones. Her publisher announced today that Bridget will have aged along with her books, putting her in her late 40…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 28, 2013

New Bridget Jones Novel Announced

Classic chick-lit fans mark your diaries for November — that's when the now-official third installment of the Bridget Jones novels will be released. Author Helen Fielding introduced the world to the single 30-something back in 1996 with Bridget Jones's Diary and followed up the hit book loosely based on Pride and Prejudice with a 1999 sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason,…
By: Tres Sugar / February 5, 2013