Discuss Jane Austen's Persuasion in one of H Street's best loved coffee shops

Read Jane Austen's skinniest novel, and my personal favorite; Persuasion. Then come chat with us about it at Sova cafe, one of  H Street's best establishments! They make a beautiful Jasmine tea.(:

"I can listen no longer in silence. I must speak to you by such means as are within my reach. You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope." - Captain Wentworth's Letter

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How to Get to Sova:

Train/Metro:

Take red line to union and walk 15 minutes up H Street. Or take blue/orange line to Eastern Market and walk aprox 20 minutes to H Street.

Cyclists:

If you have a bike or rideshare there are also bike docks accessible to Sova.

Busers:

If you prefer to use a bus instead of walking, take the  X2 or X9 bus that goes up H Street from China Town (H and 7th)  and Union station (H street to west of Union station).

Driving:

For those of you driving, there is plenty of free two hour residential parking near Sova.

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  • Marni

    Great discussion of the book that even attracted the attention of some other coffee shop patrons!

    December 10, 2012

  • Emily S.

    So excited to see everyone again!

    November 28, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anyone know whether or not we are going to go forward with the book suggestion of late? I haven't started reading, but would like to.

    September 26, 2012

    • Ruth U.

      Going back to some basic Jane Austen; Persuasion discussion Dec 9!

      November 28, 2012

  • Ruth U.

    Movie day reschedule TBD. Stay Tuned...
    Our next Meet Up is posted. Check it Out!!!

    April 6, 2012

  • Ruth U.

    Dean, love your suggestion because it's our next book!!! Emily also suggested this biography and I'm already enjoying it myself. Thanks for the reminder!!

    April 6, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    ladies, are we still on the movie on 3/4?

    February 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Reading additional works by the Bronte sisters would be nice :)

    1 · January 18, 2012

  • Ruth U.

    Kelly; yes we will do discussions of novels! February is Wuthering Heights (a darker journey than Jane Austen's novels, but promising a good discussion!). Stephanie; Thanks so much for the suggestions! We'll keep them in mind. EVERYONE talks about Sticky Fingers. We really need to try it!

    January 9, 2012

  • Stephanie B.

    Looking forward to meet up again the New Year! I think a healthy mix of Austen spin-offs and Austen contemporary reads would be fantastic!

    As far as recommendations for location:
    You all can always come to my house (Shaw/Howard Metro)
    Big Bear Cafe (New York Ave Metro)
    Tynan (Columbia Heights)
    Potter's House (Woodley Park)
    Tabard Inn (Dupont)
    Columbia Heights Coffee (Columbia Heights)
    Sticky Fingers (Columbia Heights)

    1 · December 22, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can we still do discussions of the novels? I finally moved to Mclean and can go to events

    December 16, 2011

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