Here are some news articles and fun posts you may have missed last week:
Alas, the Jane Austen MMO has shut down – Rock Paper Shotgun
Alicia Witt on the new film ‘Modern Persuasion’ based off the Jane Austen novel ‘Persuasion’ – KTLA5
Video interview with Alicia Witt
From Queenie to The Mating Season, 15 books to help you beat the January blues – Independent
See which Austen book made her list.
3 YA BOOKS FOR FANS OF BRIDGERTON – Bookriot
Treasured Austen family heirloom returns home – Hampsire Chronicle
These Women Have Been Penpals for 17 Years, Forging a True Friendship From 10,000 Miles Away – Good News Network
“Everybody allows that the talent of writing agreeable letters is peculiarly female,” Jane Austen wrote in Northanger Abbey. For proof, one only has to look to penpals Jill Stretton and Cathie Alexander, who’ve maintained a faithful correspondence for seven decades while living half a world apart.
11 Regency homes for sale that wouldn’t look out of place in Bridgerton – House Beautiful
Hallmark’s ‘Playing Cupid’ Reimagines Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’ – TV Shows Ace
Rereading: Angel by Elizabeth Taylor review — a ‘soul sister’ of Jane Austen – The Sunday Times
This book shows why Elizabeth Taylor is one of the finest — and most underrated — writers of the 20th century, says Anna Murphy