#jane austen

Publishing news tagged with #jane austen

Page 1 of 2 pages


Fun fact: Zadie Smith’s younger brother is in the bad Austen adaptation.

Today in extremely niche literary world factoids: in case you didn’t know (I did not) Zadie Smith has a younger brother named Ben Bailey Smith, an actor and standup who goes by Doc Brown, admires Taylor Swift’s writing ability, and features in Netflix’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-20 16:07:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary world #jane austen #younger brother #zadie smith #fun fact


Jane Austen’s ‘Persuasion’ is having a moment. It’s about time.

The Netflix adaptation is yet more proof of the long-overlooked novel's newfound popularity. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-14 12:00:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #netflix adaptation #jane austen


I Cooked My Way Through a Jane Austen Cookbook. Here’s How It Went.

I cooked my way through a cookbook inspired by Jane Austen's novels, and it opened up the world of the books to me. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-30 10:36:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #cookbook #jane austen #cookbook inspired


Barbara Pym’s humor and stoicism are a welcome tonic for our times

Pym’s novels — witty tales of domestic life in British villages — have been compared to the works of Jane Austen. I see a link to Joyce, too. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane austen


This Week's Bestsellers: March 21, 2021

Dolly Parton and James Patterson have the #1 book in the country with 'Run, Rose, Run." Plus 'The Wok' by J. Kenji López-Alt is #3 in the country, and another cookbook, 'Jane Austen's Table' by Robert Tuesley Anderson, serves up shortbreads and sensibility. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: ##1 book #jane austen #kenji lpez-alt #james patterson #dolly parton


Jane Austen makes a cameo in a charming new novel about friendship and the literary life

‘Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden’ whisks readers to Cambridge, Wales and Venice, in the company of a delightful gang of scholars. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane austen #literary life


The Enduring Appeal of Fictional Sisters: A Reading List

There’s something about literary sisters. Siblings offer a unique, complex, and compelling relationship for novelists to explore, so it’s no surprise that so many novels have sisters at their heart. From Jane Austen’s loveable Bennett sisters in Pride and Prejudice, and Louisa May Alcott’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-13 08:49:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #novelists #jane austen #reading list #enduring appeal


A new Jane Austen anthology series is coming to the CW.

It is a truth universally acknowledged . . . that the CW is developing an anthology series inspired by Jane Austen’s works! The series, titled Modern Austen, will tackle a different Jane Austen novel each season and reimagine it as six modern stories. Modern Austen’s first season will set Pride... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-13 16:26:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #literary hub #jane austen


The Consolations of Jane Austen

Through the trials of new motherhood and the loss of a parent, Rachel Cohen read the English novelist exclusively. “Austen Years” is her memoir of the experience. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-21 09:00:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir #jane austen


10 Eighteenth-Century Novels Everyone Should Read

Although it was the nineteenth century when the novel arguably came into its own, with novelists like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, George Eliot, and the Brontë sisters writing novels that are still widely read and studied today, the eighteenth century was the age in which the novel emerged as a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-05-23 14:00:38 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #novelists #interesting literature #george eliot #jane austen #charles dickens #nineteenth century #read appeared #widely read


A newly discovered portrait of Mary Pearson reminds us that the Austens were total jerks about her.

Long before Tinder, there was Jane Austen, warning your dates and their families that you looked nothing like your picture: in this instance, her subject was Mary Pearson, a portrait of whom has recently been discovered and acquired by Jane Austen’s House museum. Pearson, who likely inspired... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 15:55:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pearson #jane austen


Jane Austen, Gritty Educational Reformer of the Working Class

From about 1890 to 1940, a half century of ultra-cheap editions of Jane Austen’s novels aimed explicitly at educating the working poor. Because these ill-printed and shabby versions of her stories never made it into the scholarly libraries that safeguard “important” editions, the hardscrabble... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-04 09:49:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #half century #working class #jane austen


The Clothing of Jane Austen's Novels

Hilary Davidson, author of 'Dress in the Age of Jane Austen,' explores the fashions of Britain's Regency period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane austen


Rare Jane Austen letter saved as public campaign raises £10k

Jane Austen’s House Museum has saved a section of a letter by Jane Austen after “an outpouring of generosity from the public” saw £10,000 raised in six weeks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 07:48:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane austen


The volatile era that gave rise to Jane Austen and Lord Byron

In “The Regency Years,” Robert Morrison looks at a dramatic era of 19th-century Britain. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-29 16:53:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #19th-century britain #lord byron #jane austen


'Intimate' Austen letters set for September release

The Bodleian Library's publishing arm is set to release a collection of Jane Austen's letters which will provide "intimate glimpses" into her life after moving to Bath, aged 25. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane austen #publishing arm #bodleian library #september release


Authors' unique responses to Austen auctioned by RSL

Authors and artists including Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel and Quentin Blake have created one-off, hand-written responses to Jane Austen to be auctioned in aid of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #royal society #jane austen #quentin blake #hilary mantel


Particular Books to publish crowd-funded feminist storybook

Particular Books, an imprint of Penguin Press, is publishing a crowd-funded feminist storybook, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, comprising 100 tales of "extraordinary women" from around the globe, including Michelle Obama and Jane Austen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane austen #rebel girls #penguin press


Sandstone to publish 'fresh take' on Jane Austen

Sandstone Press will publish Jane and Dorothy: A True Tale of Sense and Sensibility by Marian Veevers, linking to the bicentenary of Austen’s death in July 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #true tale #sandstone press #jane austen


Helena Kelly | 'Almost everything we think we know about Jane Austen is wrong'

Think you know everything about Jane Austen? Helena Kelly invites you to think again about one of the nation’s favourite authors in Jane Austen, The Secret Radical.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #favourite authors #jane austen