Sheila Kohler & Audrey Niffenegger on Jane Austen

Thursday November 17, 2011
07:00 pm

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Video Part 2






We're celebrating the publication of Penguin Classic's new editions of Jane Austen, including their special 200th anniversary edition of Sense and Sensibility. We'll be joined by acclaimed authors Audrey Niffenegger, who designed the covers for the new editions, and Sheila Kohler to discuss Austen's writing and her influence. 


Audrey Niffenegger is the bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry as well as several graphic novels, including The Night Bookmobile. She lives in Chicago.
 Sheila Kohler was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has won two O.Henry Prizes, an Open Fiction Award, and a Willa Cather Prize. Her novel Cracks was nominated for the Impac Award and made into a movie starring Eva Green.  She currently teaches at Bennington College and Princeton University and lives in New York City. Her new book The Bay of Foxes will be published in June 2012.


*Please note that Cathleen Schine who was originally scheduled to appear at this event is now unable to attend.