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Book club meetings changed to first Sundays at 6 pm. Mark your calendars! - Friends, Due to changes in my work schedule, I have had to change the meeting day and time of our book club to the first Sunday each month, starting now at 6 pm. I expect this to be our new meeting time for the rest of this year and will make c John Aug 11, 2014 5:56 PM
Meetup details changed: Marguerite Duras' "The Lover" - Dear Literature Lovers, I have substituted Duras' "The Lover" for Simon's "Flanders Road" (July's selection). The English translation of Simon's novel is out of print. Best, John When : Thursday, July 3, John Feb 20, 2014 6:29 PM
No Book Club this Thursday; Meetup for Beckett's "Malone Dies"postponed till Thursday Sept. 12 - Friends, Due to a death in my family, I have postponed our meeting for Beckett's "Malone Dies" until next Thursday, Sept. 12. See our Meetup link, below, for details. Thanks, John John Sep 4, 2013 9:15 AM
Book club meeting time changed to 7:30 - Fellow literature lovers, From now on, our book club meetings will start at 7:30 pm (same venue). See you soon! Best, John John Feb 23, 2012 11:45 PM
2012 Book List for Classic Literature and Cafes - Friends, Thanks for all the great conversations about literature this year! The list of books for 2012 is now up on our website. I have also provided descriptions of the books below. Please take a look and RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/Cl John Dec 4, 2011 11:10 AM
First Thursdays, October-June: Lermontov, Pessoa, Goethe, Balzac, Pynchon, Sarraute, Proust, Canetti, Hardy - Friends, Thanks for the wonderful discussion of Cervantes last week. I've posted the next round of books for our group. Up next: Lermontov. Then Pessoa, Goethe, Balzac, Pynchon, Sarraute, Proust, Canetti, Hardy. Please peruse the descriptions below John Sep 7, 2010 11:17 PM
New Meetup: Mikhail Lermontov's "A Hero of Our Time" October 7 - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cafes Book Club! What : John Sep 6, 2010 11:31 AM
First Thursdays, May through September: Broch's "Death of Virgil," Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying," Bely's "Petersburg," Melville's "Moby-Dick," and "Don Quixote" by Cervantes. - Dear Friends, The next five meetings of our book club have been scheduled for the first Thursdays of April, May, June, July, and September at 7 pm in Cafe La Boheme in SF's Mission district. The novels we are about to tackle are some of the mos John Mar 8, 2010 1:51 AM
First Thursdays in January, February, March: Joyce's "Ulysses," Flaubert's "Madame Bovary," Rushdie's "Midnight's Children" - Dear Friends, The January, February, and March meetings of our book club have been scheduled for the first Thursdays of those months, at 7 pm in Cafe La Boheme in SF?s Mission district. The novels we will be discussing are three landmarks of in John Nov 30, 2009 11:36 AM
Re: [bookclub-1606] First Thursdays in November, December, January: Mann's "Dr. Faustus," Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina," and Joyce's "Ulysses" - Great idea to give some leeway for upcoming books - great choices. I also like the consistent date. Thanks, John. --- On Sat, 10/10/09, John wrote: > From: John > Subject: [bookclub-1606] First Thursda ME H. Oct 11, 2009 4:10 PM
First Thursdays in November, December, January: Mann's "Dr. Faustus," Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina," and Joyce's "Ulysses" - Dear Friends, The next three meetings of our book club have been scheduled for the first Thursdays of November, December, and January at 7 pm in Cafe La Boheme in SF?s Mission district. The novels we will be discussing (over coffee or a glass o John Oct 10, 2009 2:17 PM
Stepping Down as Organizer - All, I regret to inform you that I will be stepping down as organizer of this group. I would love to see someone take it over, and I would be happy to stay on as assistant organizer and help out in some capacity. Please let me know if anyone is inter Amy Aug 21, 2009 11:52 AM
Amy's on Twitter! - http://twitter.com/amyohdesign­s Sorry for the cross post for those of you also in my other group. I'm now on twitter if you want to follow me there and if there is anything bookish Amy Aug 12, 2009 7:49 AM
Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch, September 24 - Dear Literati, Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch has been added to September's calendar. See below for a description and check the link provided for details. John Jul 29, 2009 2:29 AM
Call for Assistant Organizers! - Hello all, I would like to recruit some volunteers to organize a meetup in September - please let me know if you are interested. This would be great for me to take some time off and focus on other things. You can read whatever you want and go whereve Amy Jul 5, 2009 6:04 PM
New Meetup: Seven Gothic Tales by Isak Dinesen - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cafes Book Club! What: Seven Gothic Tales by Isak Dinesen When: August 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: I love a Amy Jun 5, 2009 5:04 PM
New Meetup: Passage to India by EM Forester - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cafes Book Club! What: Passage to India by EM Forester When: July 11,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Dear All, Amy May 16, 2009 9:52 AM
Meetup details changed: The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne - Hi everyone, I decided to remove the RSVP limit for this meetup so if you're on the waiting list i've automatically moved you to a yes spot. Last night's meetup was great - thanks to all who came! I've updated this Meetup. For more details Amy Apr 8, 2009 7:04 AM
New Meetup: Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails Book Club! What: Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan When: June 4,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Amy Mar 28, 2009 10:23 AM
June Meetup - I know this is a long way off into the future, but I am wondering if anyone would like to volunteer to organize the June Meetup to give me time to focus on some other things? Let me know if you're interested. You can read whatever you want and go wherever Amy Mar 19, 2009 12:17 PM
Spot open for Mrs. Dalloway Meetup - Hello all, There is a spot opened up for the Mrs. Dalloway meetup on March 12. I've already emailed everyone on the Waiting List so as far as I'm concerned, it is up for grabs (as well as any other spots that open up for this meetup before March 12). Amy Mar 4, 2009 10:11 AM
My apologies - Hello, and I am sorry to be sending out another e-mail. Although many members we have are already single, I think it will be better not to limit anyone from joining us so I am keeping things the way they were so as not to exclude anyone. sorry for the con Amy Mar 3, 2009 11:30 AM
New Meetup: The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne When: May 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: For Amy Feb 25, 2009 9:27 PM
New Poll created - Hello all- I've created a new poll for this group, please take a minute to fill it out - thanks! http://www.meetup.com/Classic-­Literature-and-Cocktails/polls­/1 Amy Feb 22, 2009 12:49 PM
Meetup details changed: The Masterpiece by Emile Zola - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Classic-­Literature-and-Cocktails/calen­dar/9647823/ When: April 7 Amy Feb 11, 2009 8:57 PM
Tonga Room Meetup! - Hi, Sorry I changed the date for the Tonga room meetup. I just wanted to let you all know that it was hard for a couple of people to hear us at the Jade Bar.... so I thought it might be a good idea to change our Wuthering Heights meetup to a quieter Amy Feb 5, 2009 10:42 PM
New Meetup: The Masterpiece by Emile Zola - For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Classic-­Literature-and-Cocktails/calen­dar/9647823/ When: April 7,[masked]:00 PM Amy Feb 1, 2009 11:50 AM
Shameless Plug for my New Meetup Group - http://www.meetup.com/The-San-­Francisco-Poetry-Art-Theater/ This is where I will be now posting anything related to art, poetry, music, theater or performance art Amy Jan 26, 2009 7:38 PM
New Meetup: Free Poetry Reading at City Lights Bookstore - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: Free Poetry Reading at City Lights Bookstore When: January 25,[masked]:15 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: o Amy Jan 21, 2009 3:32 PM
New Meetup: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf When: March 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: (from the back co Amy Jan 17, 2009 1:37 PM
New Meetup: Theater Night: Philistines by Maxim Gorky - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: Theater Night: Philistines by Maxim Gorky When: February 20,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Under t Amy Jan 8, 2009 9:09 PM
New Meetup: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte When: February 11,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: I'm pretty s Amy Dec 18, 2008 7:27 PM
4 spots open for tonight - We have four spots open for tonight's group. If anyone is interested in coming please shoot me an e-mail. In the future please don't RSVP yes unless you are serious about coming. It is a little disheartening to have everyone flake out at the 11 Amy Dec 11, 2008 9:25 AM
tomorrow night - Hi everyone, Looking forward to the first Meet-up! I've noticed a lot of people who originally RSVP'ed yes have changed their minds to No's, which means a lot of waitlisted people got their RSVP's changed to yes. I'd like to encourage you waitlisted Amy Dec 10, 2008 7:45 AM
New Meetup: Brighton Rock by Graham Greene - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: Brighton Rock by Graham Greene When: January 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: I've been wanting to Amy Dec 5, 2008 6:05 PM
Looking forward to our first meeting! - Hi everyone, I am thrilled that so many people have shown interest in this group (59 members so far) and I am really looking forward to meeting all of you. Because we have such a small monthly meet-up of only 12 people - please note the R Amy Nov 24, 2008 6:46 PM
New Meetup: The Kreutzer Sonata and other Stories by Tolstoy - Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Literature and Cocktails! What: The Kreutzer Sonata and other Stories by Tolstoy When: January 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description Amy Nov 19, 2008 12:14 AM

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