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'Book Club' brings Jane Austen into the 21st century

...great writer. However, in "The Jane Austen Book Club," Karen Joy Fowler...Austens. The members of this "all Jane Austen all the time" club are Prudie...that is, except men. While "The Jane Austen Book Club" has a depth that removes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/04/art_421044.shtml
Arts
Books: Bridget to carry on without Mark

...ditsy, indomitable Bridget, she created an archetype. (In Darcy she borrowed one, from the brooding Mr. Darcy of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice).Bridget, created for a series of 1990s newspaper columns, was a 30-something Londoner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-10-19/books-bridget-carry-without-mark
5 local authors in running for Yerby fiction prize

...truth is also a central element in Regina Jeffers' novel, The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy. This is Jeffers' ninth Jane Austen-based work.As a seasoned author who frequents literary festivals, Jeffers says she looks forward to Augusta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-19/5-local-authors-runni
Dine & Dish: Boar's Head Public House worth trip

Jane Austen. Harry Potter. One Direction. Doctor Who. If it's British, I'm a fan.But British food? I've not always heard the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-03-12/dine-dish-boars-head-
These days, everybody's a critic - but not everybody is an artist

...seeing at least 50 shades of green ? has released a line of books in which classics by such literary giants as Jane Austen and the Bronte sisters are given the Grey treatment.Which is to say, they get dirtied up."We're not rewriting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2013-01-05/these-days
Wanted: Springtime with its mild temperatures

Nobody minds having what is too good for them. - Jane Austen I've been listening to my police scanner the past few days. I figure there must be a search under way because spring is missing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/23/kir_340084.shtml
Bill Kirby
Surprising your mom is hardly cause for alarm

Surprises are foolish things ... and the inconvenience is often considerable. - Jane Austen I drove to Atlanta over the weekend to surprise my mother on Mother's Day. I parked the car in the familiar driveway, walked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/15/kir_128484.shtml
Bill Kirby
A breeze of hot air is not so bad

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. - Jane Austen I know it's hot outside, but I usually work inside. That means I sit in a chair at a desk and talk on the phone and type things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/10/kir_139120.shtml
Bill Kirby
No time for errands if you work Christmas

"Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings."-- Jane Austen I have just completed one of the least stressful Christmas holidays I can remember and I would like to share my secret. Don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/27/kir_560943.shtml
Mini reviews

...augustachronicle.com/movies. OPENING FRIDAY BECOMING JANE (***, PG) Fictionalized speculation about a great romance in Jane Austen's 20th year. Augusta Exchange THE INVASION (PG-13) Nicole Kidman discovers the source of an alien epidemic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/16/mov_139805.shtml
Movies