Here are the news articles that caught our attention this week: Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen's forgotten idol - OUPblog The Book Briefing: Books for Feeling Better - The Atlantic In Miss Austen, fiction writer Gill Hornby tries to explain the enduring mystery of the famous Jane - The Canberra Times The 8 Most Soothing Movies … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Title: Excellent Women Author: Barbara Pym Publication Date: 1952 Synopsis:Excellent Women is one of Barbara Pym's richest and most amusing high comedies. Mildred Lathbury is a clergyman's daughter and a mild-mannered spinster in 1950s England. She is one of those "excellent women," the smart, supportive, repressed women who men take for granted. As Mildred gets embroiled in the … Continue reading March Book Discussion Information
Finding random works in the works of Jane Austen. Northanger Abbey is our source for 2020. action This bold surmise, however, she soon learnt comprehended but half the fact. The anxious affection, which she was accused of having continually watched in Isabella’s every look and action, had, in the course of their yesterday’s party, received … Continue reading Monday Book Quote
Here are some articles that caught our attention this week: 12 Romantic Gifts for Jane Austen Fans - BookRiot How Autumn de Wilde Made "Emma" So Edible - The New Yorker 5 smells that made Georgian England - HistoryExtra The new Emma adaptation gets Jane Austen's balance of satire and romance just right - Vox … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Here are some articles that caught our attention this week: Opulence and Frugality Inform the Look of the Latest Take on Jane Austen's 'Emma' - Variety Bill Nighy: "It was Autumn de Wilde no Jane Austen who drew me to Emma' - Independent Blond ambition: the rise and rise of Johnny Flynn, a man for … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Here are the news stories that caught our attention this week: Sense and Readability - Public Radio Tulsa Book clinic: what can I read after work instead of watching TV? - The Guardian 13 Fun and Adorable Literary Gifts for Galentine's Day - BookRiot Top 10 romantic novels of all time, according to Goodreads - … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Using a random word generator I will get a word and find it in one of Jane's novels. I will share that quote here.
Juliette Wells’ and Publishing Northanger Abbey: A History in Documents Program date/time: Sunday, February 16 at 2:30 pm Location: Princeton Public Library Parking information: Library parking is available in the Spring Street Garage located adjacent to the library. Drivers may enter the lot from Spring Street or through the library access driveway (Sylvia Beach Way) off … Continue reading Program Reminder
Here are some things that caught our attention this week: The Best Historical Romance Novels to Read if you Like Outlander - The Oprah Magazine Jane Austen First Editions Lead Fine Books & Manuscripts at Swann - Fine Books & Collections The 5 Best TV Shows of 2020 (So Far) - Vogue Secrets and Slavery … Continue reading Friday Link Up
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