Mar 22, 2010 — Jane's Fame, Claire Harman's book about the author of Emma and Sense and Sensibility, reveals the gap between her legacy — modest, indifferent to fame and devoted to her characters — and her ambition.
Mar 3, 2010 — Novelist Tash Aw takes us to Indonesia on the eve of violent civil war; a history of Austen appreciation, Jane's Fame, traces the author's rise from obscurity to ubiquity; Sam Lipsyte brings the funny to academia in his latest satire; and Enlightened Sexism aims a Buffy-style stake at the media's warped portrayals of "girl power."
Nov 27, 2005 — Myself & The Other Fellow is a new biography of Robert Louis Stevenson. His works are well known, but the author's own story may surprise readers. Biographer Claire Harman finds a complex, brilliant and troubled man.