Our book recommendation for October is The Real Jane Austen: A life in small things, by Paula Byrne.

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Divided into chapters dealing with different items such as ‘The East Indian Shawl’, ‘The Topaz Crosses’, and ‘The Box of Letters’, it is a fascinating, readable and original exploration of the life of Jane Austen and the times in which she lived. For more details, click here.

Paula Byrne is the founder of ReLit, a foundation that promotes  literature as a complementary therapy for stress, anxiety and other health conditions.

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