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Jane Austen Birthday

Zoë Triska

9 Reasons Mr. Knightley Is WAY Better Than Mr. Darcy

HuffingtonPost.com | Zoë Triska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the phrase "it is a truth universally acknowledged" is one of the most overused book phrases of all time. ...

Happy Birthday Jane Austen: 8 Life Lessons The Great Author Taught Me

Zoë Triska | Posted 02.15.2013 | Books
Zoë Triska

Today would have been Jane Austen's 237th birthday (she was born in 1775). And yet, she's endured. Some might say that her advice for women is old-fashioned ("It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."

9 Facts You Didn't Know About Jane Austen

Deirdre Le Faye | Posted 02.15.2012 | Books
Deirdre Le Faye

Most of them are addressed to her beloved sister Cassandra, and afford a unique and irresistible insight into the daily life of the novelist: intimate and gossipy, observant and informative - the equivalent of telephone calls between the sisters - and read much like the novels themselves.

It's Jane Austen's Birthday!

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today scholars, readers and insanely devoted fans alike celebrate the birth of British novelist Jane Austen 235 years later. Since penning classics th...

Google UK Honors Jane Austen's Birthday With Doodle (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Google honored the British novelist Jane Austen today with an illustrated logo on the splash page for its UK site. Austen, born 235 years go today on ...