Today is Jane Austen’s 240th birthday! Consider celebrating by reading one of her books or watching one of the many film adaptions.
Here are some other ways to celebrate:
Read a recent blog post from OUP about some of the birthday letters she wrote.
Speaking of her letters, we have several collections of her letters you can check out.
Take this Guardian quiz.
Enjoy some of the advice gleamed from her novels.
Install this quote of the day app created by the Jane Austen Centre.
Play the Marrying Mr. Darcy card game inspired by Pride and Prejudice.
I myself will be re-reading Persuasion again. After all, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” – Emma