BABC Winter Meeting: Pride and Prejudice Comes to Young America

A Year of Pride and Prejudice: The Final Installment 

The Winter Meeting of the BABC will occur in mid-March (exact date TBD). Since we will have a while between meetings, the final installment of our "Year of Pride & Prejudice" will be a 2-part meeting.

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries on YouTube

We will discuss the YouTube Series "The Lizzie Bennett Diaries" (including all the spin-off series related to Pride and Prejudice).

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Young Adult Novel "Pride" by Ibi Zoboi

We will also discuss the acclaimed young adult novel, "Pride" by Ibi Zoboi, which takes place in modern day Brooklyn, with younger African-Americans as the protagonists.

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I'm really excited to discuss both these modern American spinoffs of our beloved P&P!!!

Further details will follow. I'll be providing links to all the relevant YouTube series for the Lizzie Bennet Diaries discussion on BABC page and on the BABC Facebook page.

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January Romance Book Club Meeting at the Cary Memorial Library: Ayesha at Last

In the meantime, our friend and colleague Meena Jain of the Cary Memorial Library invites all members of the BABC, and any others interested, to the January Romance Book Club at Cary Memorial, where they will be meeting to discuss Ayesha at Last. Author Azmu Jaluddin will be Skyping in to discuss her book, which is described as "a modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice for a new generation of love."

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Happy Reading and Happy YouTubing and Happy Winter, all!

*I know Caroline bINGLEY says this, and doesn't mean it, and is only saying it to get Darcy's attention but it doesn't matter because IT'S STILL TRUE.