"Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort."
Read It Again Bookstore is very excited to welcome back Soniah Kamal, Natalie Jenner, and Dr. Drew Lamonica Arms for a virtual discussion of Jane Austen! You can join the conversation! When you comment or ask a question, we'll post it to the video. So pull up a comfy chair, brew a cup of your favorite tea and settle in for discussion of Austen. This is going to be so much fun!!
Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 6:00pm
You can watch this event here- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSfENkaJl9g
and here- https://www.facebook.com/Read.It.Again/videos/326769868540582/
Soniah Kamal is an award winning novelist, essayist and public speaker. Her novel, Unmarriageable, is a Financial Times Readers’ Best Book of 2019, a 2019 Book All Georgians Should Read, and shortlisted for the 2020 Townsend Prize for Fiction. Her debut novel, An Isolated Incident, was a finalist for the KLF French Fiction Prize and the Townsend Prize for Fiction. Soniah’s TEDx talk is about second chances and ‘We are the Ink’, her U.S. Citizenship Oath Ceremony address, is about immigrants and the American Dream. Her work is in the New York Times, Guardian, Buzzfeed, Catapult, Normal School, Georgia Review and more. twitter & instagram: @soniahkamal
Natalie Jenner is the international bestselling author of THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY, a fictional telling of the start of the society in the 1940s in the village of Chawton, where Austen lived. Born in England and raised in Canada, Natalie has been a corporate lawyer, legal recruiter, career coach and, most recently, an independent bookstore owner. THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY is her first published novel and is available now from St. Martin’s Press in North America and Orion Books in the UK/Commonwealth, with translation rights sold in Portugal, France, Romania, Italy, Brazil, Greece, Czechoslovakia, Croatia, South Korea, Serbia, Estonia, Slovenia, Russia and Poland.
Dr. Drew Lamonica Arms-
An Honors College graduate and University Medalist, Drew Lamonica Arms returned to teach in the Honors College in 1999 after receiving her doctorate in Victorian literature from Oxford University, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. In 2004, she was named Director of Fellowship Advising; since that time she has assisted LSU students in receiving over 90 prestigious national and international fellowships and recognitions. She has served on the Rhodes Scholarship District VII selection committee for several years, and is currently the faculty advisor to LSU’s Stamps Leadership Scholars. Dr. Arms regularly teaches HNRS 2000 Critical Analysis and HNRS 2041 Classical Traditions. Her book, "We are Three Sisters": Self and Family in the Writing of the Brontës was published by the University of Missouri Press in 2001. Her work on Emily Brontë is also featured in the Gale Critical Companion Feminism in Literature (2005). Dr. Arms has written for The American Oxonian and the 30th Anniversary of Rhodes Women in Oxford. Most recently, she is a contributing author to The Brontës in Context, Cambridge University Press (2012).