In this modern reimagining of Jane Austen’s Emma, Delhi’s polite society is often anything but polite. “So funny, smart, sophisticated, and captivating, you just want to spend your whole life with it.”–Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians Beautiful, clever, and more than a little bored, Ania Khurana has Delhi wrapped around her finger. Having successfully found […]
Celebrate the 205th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice like a true Janeite! We’ve partnered with our friends over at Penguin Classics and Obvious State to give 2 lucky winners the chance to win a Jane Austen Deluxe Bundle. Winners will receive a gorgeous, cloth-bound, hardcover collection of Austen’s complete works, as well as an Austen-inspired literary art print, mug, and book […]
Elizabeth Bennet from PRIDE AND PREJUDICE… sensitive sister, brainy bookworm, and all-around awesome independent woman. Check out Papercuts’ stop-motion tribute to Jane Austen’s classic kick-a** character! Click to Visit Papercuts’ YouTube Page for More Videos.
In this episode of Book Club Appetizer, Read It Forward‘s Book Club-focused podcast, Curtis Sittenfeld, the author of Prep discusses her modern-day send-up of Pride and Prejudice. Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today. In this New York […]
It’s Jane Austen as you’ve never seen her before. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, based on the 2009 novel of same name by Seth Grahame-Smith, tells Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. But this time they are faced with a new challenge―an army of […]
A few weeks ago we held a contest in honor of Jane Austen’s 239th birthday. We asked you, via our enewsletter, to tell us who your favorite Jane Austen character is, and why. The results we received were overwhelming! Here’s a sneak peek at what the ten lucky winners will be receiving in their Jane Austen Birthday […]
How will you celebrate Jane Austen Day?! The Jane Austen Centre of Bath, England has declared December 16th Jane Austen Day. Austen, the beloved novelist, was born on this day in 1775. (photo credit: me, Erica, pulled from my archive of study abroad photos!) Help your patrons expand their Austen TBR pile with the readers advisory […]
Jo Baker, author of the forthcoming Longbourn, was thrilled to learn that her book was selected for the October LibraryReads list! She immediately sat down and dashed off a thank you to librarians near and far for all the love and support she’s received. And if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet—it’s […]