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And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself,

because I could find no language to describe them in.‘

words: Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility… 6 more words


Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken was another of the writers I became familiar with through my penchant for perusing the Adult Fiction section of my local public library. Not knowing where to begin I literally started from the beginning at A, and while Agee, Aleichem, Amis, Asch, and Austen (among others) interested me it was Aiken who fascinated me. 563 more words


How to Lose Time On Weekends (or, Literary Vlogs and Me)

I’ve gotten sucked back into a guilty pleasure lately. It keeps distracting me from things I’m supposed to be doing. But it’s so fun, and lit-geeky, and interesting! 719 more words


Agatha Christie V Jane Austen

A battle of literary heavy weights both masters of their arts and enduring fixtures of pop culture.

But the real question….

…who wins a sword fight to the death! 537 more words


Why Mrs. Bingley? 

What I am about to say will probably cost me the censure of Austenites everywhere.

I think Lizzy and Darcy are a bit overrated on the romance scale. 395 more words

d&d show update!

so a few weeks ago we posted that austen and will are hard at work making a d&d show for this site and youtube. here’s just a quick update for you, it’s still happening! 198 more words


Pride and Prejudice: A Different Reason To Read It

A while back a friend asked for my advice. She wanted a birthday present for her 12-year old daughter. My friend is a chemist, a scientist who wants her daughter to be a scientist and a person who sees the world through the cool and detached eyes of one dedicated to a life of reason and inquiry. 1,084 more words