HUSH Podcast #140 – What I Read: Jane Austen Variations

Show Notes

Joining us in the studio: Shari Schawo

Shari Schawo is a trainer in the Learning Experiences department at the library. She is a lifelong reader who fell in love with audiobooks and digital books. Shari enjoys helping library customers learn to use their various devices to access the library’s digital resources.

Why choose this topic?

Jane Austen was a late 18th century English novelist known primarily for her six major novels. Fans of Austen write and read books that continue her stories, rework Austen stories in new ways, update or retell those stories, or otherwise provide variations on these classic characters and plots.

Find more Austen variations and read-alikes at these fan websites:

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What’s Next?

Changes are coming to the library’s podcast. Hear about upcoming changes from Lissa and Thad in this brief special episode.

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Meet your Hosts

Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley and Miranda Ericsson enjoy conversation with special guests from the library and community in episodes of HUSH.

Thad, Miranda and Lissa host the HUSH podcast

Thad, Miranda and Lissa host the HUSH podcast

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book discussion leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, HUSH podcaster, and frequent library customer. She loves her kids, being a librarian, living in Topeka, and helping people form connections and community. She reads a new book every few days, but recently enjoyed the audiobook of "Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc." by Jeff Tweedy, which a library customer recommended to her.