Celebrating Jane Austen | RA Crossroads

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death on July 18, 1817. A proper celebration of the author’s life must begin with her iconic novels.

Vive le Livre & More | What We’re Reading

A salute to Paris from the LJ/SLJ/JLG “What We’re Reading” team this week.

A Modern Emma: Alexander McCall Smith Reimagines Jane Austen’s Classic

“Jane Austen is the perfect writer. She doesn’t need to be rewritten,” declared McCall Smith, the genial author of the hugely loved “No. 1 Ladies Detective” series, during an interview in his suite at New York’s Warwick Hotel.