- The Wicked Candor of Wanda Coleman [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- ‘Interrupt The Systems’: Robin DiAngelo On ‘White Fragility’ And Anti-Racism [NPR]
- 13 Movies About Authors [BOOK RIOT]
- 4 Exceptional Queer Poets For Your Pride Reading [BOOK RIOT]
- Painting of the Week: Caspar David Friedrich, Abbey in the Oakwood [DAILY ART MAGAZINE]
- Emma Takes Place in a Bright Georgian Dollhouse [ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST]
- Baby Peggy, Child Star of Silent Films, Dies at 101 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
- Emily Dickinson’s White Dress [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Pittsburgh Literary Anthology Centers Stories Of Black Women [WESA]
- On the trail of African American artists and writers in Paris [CNN]
- The Collages of Max Ernst [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Poverty, Anxiety, and Gender in Scottish Working-Class Literature [LITHUB]
- ‘Little Legends’ Celebrates Big Lives Of Black History [NPR BOOKS]
- Remembering Alice Mayhew, Legendary Editor [LITHUB]
- Kamau Brathwaite: 1930-2020 [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Hollywood Pays Tribute to “Incredible Icon” Kirk Douglas [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
As some of you know, my mom is opening a business…and it’s a family affair. Austen & Company is many parts that we hope will make a cohesive, if quirky, whole: Tea and tea accessories, coffee, desserts, books, art, events, curiosities, import snacks, and cocktails. Whew, that’s a lot!
We’re not open yet, but, this being 2020, Austen & Company is already on social media. Both our Instagram and Facebook pages are full of sneak peeks. We’re doing an Instagram series highlighting some of the books we’ll be selling in-store. Even if you’re not local, hey, who doesn’t like pretty pics of books?
Thanks for indulging me!
Pride and Prejudice was published on this day in 1813:
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!–When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”–Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
My mom continued her tradition of gifting me a rocker chick autobiography for Christmas. Yay, mom!