Category: Austen in August

The Folio Society Loves Jane! #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome back to Roof Beam Reader, THE FOLIO SOCIETY! The Folio Society’s collector’s edition of Jane Austen’s Persuasion features stunning images by artist Deanna Staffo.  Her illustrations are perfectly suited to the book’s tone, particularly that which shows Captain Wentworth dropping his pen while writing his… Continue Reading “The Folio Society Loves Jane! #AustenInAugustRBR”

It’s an #AustenInAugustRBR Bookstagram Challenge!

Jane Austen in August 2017 Day 2 of our Celebration of Jane #AusteninAugustRBR   And we’ve only just begun… Today is an intro to a new feature for 2017 ~ Austen in August on Instagram [+ twitter – pinterest – fb – etc] Adam… Continue Reading “It’s an #AustenInAugustRBR Bookstagram Challenge!”

Austen In August Year 5! #AustenInAugustRBR

Welcome to the Master Post for our 5th Annual Austen In August event! This is a one-month event focused on all things Jane Austen, including her primary texts, any re-imaginings of her works, biographies, critical texts, etc. In mid-June, I announced sign-ups for the event,… Continue Reading “Austen In August Year 5! #AustenInAugustRBR”

August Classic: Northanger Abbey #CBAM2017

As July comes to an end, it’s time to look toward August and our next read! This month, we’ll be reading Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen! I’ve chosen this one to coincide with my annual Austen in August event, which also begins on August 1st. … Continue Reading “August Classic: Northanger Abbey #CBAM2017”

Austen In August: Year 5! (Call for Participants)

Welcome to the sign-up post for AUSTEN IN AUGUST, an annual reading event celebrating one of literature’s greatest writers! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place five years ago between three founders of The Classics Club. We’ve had ever-growing participation… Continue Reading “Austen In August: Year 5! (Call for Participants)”