8 gifts for your favorite literature lover

Are you searching for a gift for the bibliophile in your life? Check out these books.

5. 'Emma: An Annotated Edition,' by Jane Austen, edited by Bharat Tandon

Jane Austen's beloved story of Emma, an incorrigible matchmaker who amuses herself by arranging the affairs of her friends and neighbors (until she receives a guiding hand from family friend Mr. Knightley), is all here in "Emma: An Annotated Edition" (Harvard University Press, $35, 576 pp.). This lovely edition includes images related to the text as well as notes by Tandon. In the scene in which Mr. Elton says he would be marrying beneath him if he married Harriet Smith, for example, Tandon expands on how Emma feels about the exchange, writing, "This is Elton's valuation, but he would, strictly speaking, have been marrying 'above himself' had he secured Emma's affections – something Emma feels acutely."

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