A Jane Austen Education

Austen scholar William Deresiewicz reveals the remarkable life lessons hidden within Jane Austen's work. In A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter, he tells how Austen's devotion to the everyday, and her belief in the value of ordinary lives, can teach us important lessons about friendship and feeling, staying young and being good, and, of course, love.