Jo Baker video “series”.

Random House just released three different videos featuring Jo Baker, author of Longbourn.

In the video above, Baker talks about Longbourn and Pride and Prejudice, and how the research and very close reading of Austen’s novel helped form her own.

In this video, she explains how she drew inspiration from her own family history, because her grandmother and all of her great-aunts worked as servants in and around London.

They also released this video for their Writers on Writing series:


Here are links to all three videos.

Jo Baker on Longbourn and Pride and Prejudice:

Jo Baker draws inspiration from her own family history:

Jo Baker for the Writers On Writing series:

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