Stephanie Barron is an American novelist of mystery and thriller novels. She writes the Merry Folger series (as Francine Mathews) and the Being a Jane Austen Mysteries series. Stephanie majored in European History at Princeton, while working part-time for the Miami Herald and the San Jose Mercury News. She also went for her Doctorate in […]
Albert, a 40 year-old orangutan who lives at the Gdansk Zoo in Poland, has got quite the taste for classic lit. He /won’t get to sleep at night unless zookeeper Michael Krause reads up to 50 pages of novels like Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Before trying reading to them, the keepers tried giving […]
Erotic fiction is still going strong, with books like Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James outselling classics like Charles Dickens and Jane Austen. This news should come as no surprise, as Reflected in You by Sylvia Day sold 100,000 copies in its first week on the shelves and Fifty Shades of Grey has sold […]
Crime fiction novelist Val McDermid is looking to re-write the classic Jane Austen novel Northanger Abbey as part of a new series from HarperFiction. The updated edition of the novel is planned for Spring 2014. Other Jane Austen novels being re-written include Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope and Pride & Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld.
In the “Say it ain’t so!” department, erotica publishers are now looking to literary classics such as Jane Austen‘s Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte as their next cash cows, in light of the wave of success of the Fifty Shades series. Total E-Bound is 100% convinced that there is a market […]
Recently, we reported about a ring once owned by legendary author Jane Austen being auctioned off. Well, the auction’s over and the auctioners (Sotheby’s) can only be pleased with the results.
Wouldn’t it be nice to find out you happened to be the owner of a ring that once belonged to legendary author Jane Austen? The ring is gold with a blue stone and had been passed down from generation to generation. Descendants of Austen are looking to auction the ring off for approximately £30,000.
Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English author of romantic fiction, best known for classics including Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. Her works are full of social commentary that made her historically significant and kept her name alive almost two hundred years after her death. Not much is known about Jane as a person; […]