Today is Jane Austen! And in the next year, we have exciting things, from books to adaptations to look forward to. So if you are an Austen fan like me, 2020 will be busy with everything Jane Austen!
It looks like UK audiences are going to get a taste of something like The Great American Read.
The BBC is to host a year-long celebration with new programming across the BBC tv channels, radio stations and on their website. One of the new shows will be a “landmark” BBC2 series, The Novel That Shaped Our World, which will broadcast this fall. Continue reading “BBC Series To Kick Off Year Long Celebration of Literature”
PBS’s Masterpiece has released the trailer for their lastest literary adaptation, Sanditon, Jane Austen’s final and unifinshed novel. Continue reading “Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel Comes to Life”
The bookworm in your life will be happy with an interesting book as a holiday gift. But trying to find that special book that will wow them can be a hard task. Don’t fret! With 14 shopping days left, there is still time to find that amazing book to give to your favorite bookworm! Continue reading “Gift Books for the Book Lover in Your Life”
To Kill A Mockinging Bird by Harper Lee has been voted as America #1 best-loved book.
The final episode of The Great American Read airs tonight on PBS and on their Facebook page.
With 3.8 million votes cast, The Great American Read is still anyone’s game. But with ONE more week left until the winner is revealed, the time to cast your vote for your favorite.
As the votes are being counted, PBS has given us a sneak peek of the top 10 books that are in the lead: