Posted on 11/16/2020 at 03:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Coming, again, to a TV screen near you: Jane Austen. Variety reports that the CW is developing an anthology series...

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Posted on 11/13/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

London's new statue honoring Mary Wollstonecraft — a pioneering feminist who’s also famous for being the mother of Mary Shelley...

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Posted on 11/12/2020 at 10:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Women’s Prize for Fiction celebrated twenty-five years of existence this year. To mark that occasion — and perhaps to...

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Posted on 11/09/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An Edith Wharton short story has just been published for the first time — and you can read it exactly...

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Posted on 10/23/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You can (if you have a hefty book budget) read an entire Jane Austen novella in her own handwriting. Lady...

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Posted on 10/22/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What happens when two already popular concepts that have seen a resurgence of interest since the pandemic hit are combined?...

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Posted on 10/21/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well, it’s a good thing that few people nowadays want to move into the city, because even fewer people can...

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Posted on 10/16/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1847, Jane Eyre was first published. It was released under the name Currer Bell, to disguise...

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Posted on 10/01/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You might not be able to check out the National Portrait Gallery’s latest exhibition, but an article in Smithsonian magazine...

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Posted on 09/29/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

September 25 was a bittersweet day for science fiction author Namwali Serpell. She learned then that she’d won a prestigious...

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