Book Club - A Jane Austen Education

Deborah Harkness
Alex George
Ann Napolitano
William Deresiewicz
Jessica Spotswood
Geraldine Brooks
Brené Brown
Stephanie McAfee
Sophie Morgan
Tana French
Terry McMillan
Jen Lancaster
Geneen Roth
Julie Klam
Amy Kalafa
Ally Condie
Julia Cameron
Kate Marshall & David Marshall
Sylvia Day
Edited by Stacy Morrison, Julie Ross Godar & Rita Arens
Amor Towles
Jeremy Page
Dominique Browning
Karen White
Stephen Dau
Laura Moriarty
Laura Dave
Sapphire
Kim Edwards
Jeffrey Zaslow
Claire Bidwell Smith
Seré Prince Halverson
Eleanor Brown
Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.
Lisa Gardner
Linwood Barclay
Liane Moriarty
Gayle Forman
William D. Lassek, M.D. & Steven J.C. Gaulin, Ph.D.
Vanessa Williams & Helen Williams
A Jane Austen Education

A Jane Austen Education: A BusyBee Book Review

I fell asleep reading A Jane Austen Education by William Deresiewicz. Unfortunately it was not because I was so wrapped up in the story I couldn’t put it down.  Read more >

Comparing Notes With William Deresiewicz (SPOILERS)

In A Jane Austen Education, author William Deresiewicz interweaves stories from his own life with his reading (at first reluctantly), and coming to love, the novels of Jane Austen -- Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Persuasion and Sense and Sensibility and how they affected how he viewed life and the  Read more >

William Deresiewicz Learns About Life From the Godmother of Chick Lit

When A Jane Austen Education by William Deresiewicz arrived in my mailbox, I was instantly intrigued by the idea of reading a book written by a man who claimed to have learned important life lessons from Jane Austen, the Godmother of Chick Lit.  Read more >

Oh, To Be Jane Austen

The former English graduate student in me wonked out completely over William Deresiewicz's A Jane Austen Education. And the writer in me wanted desperately to someday so inspire a literary critic and scholar. Seriously, Jane Austen. Seriously.  Read more >

A Jane Austen Education Left Me Wondering

I sat down to read A Jane Austen Education by William Deresiewicz and was very excited to get started. I have been a long time fan of Jane Austen's work and was very happy when I had got the book to review; it came with The Complete Novels.  Read more >

A Jane Austen Education: Get Over Yourself With Austen (SPOILERS)

William Deresiewicz owns his shortcoming and corrects them through the analysis of Jane Austen’s six novels.  Read more >

A Jane Austen Education: A Life Changer? (SPOILERS)

What was there exactly in Jane Austen’s novels that taught this male Ivy League graduate student lessons that literally changed his life in A Jane Austen Education? I was curious to find out.  Read more >

William Deresiewicz Beat Me to the Punch

One of Jane Austen's many gifts is her ability to grab her reader right out of the gate; the first lines of her novels are spectacular.  Read more >

Jane Austen Saved William Deresiewicz's Life! (Spoilers)

William Deresiewicz? What a Jerk! That was my assessment of the author after reading the first few pages of A Jane Austen Education. I’ve known plenty of guys like him throughout my life. Self-centered, and angrily sarcastic. Enter Jane Austen, and just in the nick of time!  Read more >

A Jane Austen Education: Reader, I Recommend...

Not my thing at first, but A Jane Austen Education got better -- way better.  Read more >