Read & Laughs: Literary Reads Filled with Laughter

Lockdown restrictions may be loosening up in different parts of the world. However, maybe you are still looking for that pick-me-up to brighten your spirits and get you excited for the warmer weather that is to come? Then make sure to add to your TBR list these side-splitting, laugh out loud literary reads that willContinue reading “Read & Laughs: Literary Reads Filled with Laughter”

Book Review: The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton

Format:  Paperback Pages: 410 pages Published: 1913 Publisher: Oxford University Press Genre: Fiction & Literature, Classics       Synopsis:  Edith Wharton’s satiric anatomy of American society in the first decade of the twentieth century appeared in 1913; it both appalled and fascinated its first reviewers, and established her as a major novelist. The Saturday Review wrote that sheContinue reading “Book Review: The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton”

How Great She Is

Today is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Austen has given so much to the world with her writing and her ideas, and fortunately other famous writers felt the same way. Here are some of their thoughts on Austen to celebrate this momentous occasion:

Jane Austen’s Life To Be Turned Into a Romantic Comedy

Well, not really anyway. It has just been announced that a dramatization of Jane Austen’s life will be made into a romantic film titled Jane By The Sea, based on the novel by Carolyn V. Murray. Here is more from The Guardian: The romantic comedy, which is being pushed forward by Voltage Pictures, will examineContinue reading “Jane Austen’s Life To Be Turned Into a Romantic Comedy”