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Jane Austen’s Sampler: Who Stitched It?

11 April 2019

Inquiring readers, Brenda Cox has contributed yet another fascinating post about Jane Austen’s cross-stitched sampler. Is it hers or not? Find out as Ms. Cox explores the possibilities...

Nancy I. Sanders and her new book – Jane Austen for Kids: Her Life Writings and World, with 21 Activities – and her visit to Winchester

24 March 2019

Inquiring readers, In this blog post (to wind up women’s history month), author Nancy Sanders discusses her new book Jane Austen for Kids: Her Life, Writings and World, with...

George Austen’s Spiritual Advice to His Son Francis Austen by Brenda Co

18 March 2019

“Memorandums for the use [of] Mr. F. W. Austen on his going to the East Indies Mids[hip]man on board his Majesty’s Ship Perseverance Cap: [Sm]ith Decr. 1788” Thus...

Saints and Sinners, a book by Karen V. Wasylowski, and a free book giveaway until March 18

13 March 2019

  Inquiring readers, Sourcebooks Landmark have agreed to offer Karen Wasylowski’s first book ‘Darcy and Fitzwilliam’ for free for the week of March 11 to March...