JOAN STRASBAUGH is publisher and editor of Jones Books. She conceived of and coordinated the "Jane Austen in the 21st Century Humanities Festival" at the University of Wisconsin. She is a member of the Jane Austen Society of North America and Janeite since 1995.
"Finally, for the die-hard fan, this June release is the ultimate
Jane Austen compendium. Its fascinating lists include: what books
Austen had in her library, the last lines of everything she wrote,
her royal ancestors, and even what flowers she had in her garden!
You don't know Jane fully until you've read this book." -
The Huffington Post
"One does not need to be a fan of Austen to find the book useful--students who are studying Austen may find this book handy for research not only for facts on Austen, but her novels as well.Fans of Austen will enjoy the fun and fulfillment, and desperate students looking for some information will appreciate the sheer amount of facts readily available to them." - VOYA
"Two hundred plus years later and the Janeites are going strong. This reference guide is sure to be a hit among those who are in love with Jane Austen's novels, especially the detail that is given about the woman herself. " - Coffee Time Romance