Jane Austen Book and Movie Club

Southeast Library

Jane Austen Book and Movie Club

Next date: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, 7 p.m. (see all dates)

Reigning for over two hundred years, Jane Austen is one of the most beloved novelists of the English language. In this book club, which began as the Pride and Prejudice Book Club at the end of 2018, we will read novels and watch movies related to her work. We meet virtually on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. All are welcome. 

If you would like to participate in this book club, or need to place a hold on a book, please email janna.tanner@dc.gov. 

Dec. 1, 2020: Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler

Jan. 5, 2021: Jane Austen Book Club the movie! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting.

Feb. 2, 2021: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

March 2, 2021: Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

April 6, 2021: Northanger Abbey (2007) the movie! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting.

May 4: 2021: The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow

June 1, 2021: Teenage Writings by Jane Austen

July 6, 2021: Emma by Alexander McCall Smith

Aug. 3, 2021: Emma (2020) the movie! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting.

Sept. 7, 2021: Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev


Oct. 5, 2021: Sanditon by Jane Austen

Nov. 2, 2021: Sanditon TV Miniseries! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting.

Dec. 7, 2021: TBD

Past Book and Movie Club Titles


Among the Janeites by Deborah Yaffe
Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin

Camp Austen: My Life As An Accidental Jane Austen Superfan by Ted Scheinman
Clueless Movie
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Emma by Jane Austen

First Impressions by Charlie Lovett
Jane Austen: The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly

Lady Susan by Jane Austen
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Youtube Series
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Longbourn by Jo Baker
Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Mary B. by Katherine Chen
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Pride by Ibi Zoboi 

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies the movie!
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal




 

Add to Calendar 02-02-2021 19:00:00 02-02-2021 20:00:00 Jane Austen Book and Movie Club Reigning for over two hundred years, Jane Austen is one of the most beloved novelists of the English language. In this book club, which began as the Pride and Prejudice Book Club at the end of 2018, we will read novels and watch movies related to her work. We meet virtually on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. All are welcome.  If you would like to participate in this book club, or need to place a hold on a book, please email janna.tanner@dc.gov.  Dec. 1, 2020: Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler Jan. 5, 2021: Jane Austen Book Club the movie! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting. Feb. 2, 2021: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen March 2, 2021: Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid April 6, 2021: Northanger Abbey (2007) the movie! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting. May 4: 2021: The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow June 1, 2021: Teenage Writings by Jane Austen July 6, 2021: Emma by Alexander McCall Smith Aug. 3, 2021: Emma (2020) the movie! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting. Sept. 7, 2021: Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev Oct. 5, 2021: Sanditon by Jane Austen Nov. 2, 2021: Sanditon TV Miniseries! Watch the movie on your own and be prepared to discuss it and the differences from the book during the meeting. Dec. 7, 2021: TBD Past Book and Movie Club Titles Among the Janeites by Deborah Yaffe Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin Camp Austen: My Life As An Accidental Jane Austen Superfan by Ted Scheinman Clueless Movie Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld Emma by Jane Austen First Impressions by Charlie Lovett Jane Austen: The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly Lady Susan by Jane Austen The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Youtube Series Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Longbourn by Jo Baker Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Mary B. by Katherine Chen Persuasion by Jane Austen Pride by Ibi Zoboi  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith Pride and Prejudice and Zombies the movie! Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal   false DD/MM/YYYY