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Pride and Prejudice--special offer - Hey my beautiful bookie people-- Southern Rep is offering a ticket discount of 35% book club ticket discount for their  production of PRIDE & PREJUDICE! Along with ticket discounts, they are offering a bunch of events, including a ladies Lorraine L. Oct 8, 2013 9:31 PM
Meetup details changed: All Aboard! - Your slightly storm-addled Organizer forgot to change the name of the September Meetup. Fortunately, there are some areas of life that permit a re-do. Happy Labor Day!  Best wishes for a productive, peaceful week. Lorraine Lorraine L. Sep 3, 2012 3:16 PM
Growing Pains - Hello all you wonderful booze n'bookers--- I am so happy and honored that our group continues to grow AND that our monthly discussions are so lively and thought-provoking.  You are a terrific bunch. The only downside is that the events Lorraine L. Aug 2, 2012 2:47 PM
Meetup details changed: Mastering March Madness - I've updated this Meetup. I added the information that Quiet Houses will be available at Maple Street Bookstore as of Feb 29. Be sure to let them know you are in the Boo Lorraine L. Feb 27, 2012 12:51 PM
March Writers Conference - Hey all--- I received this notice about a writer's conference in March and so I pass it along to you-- "I wanted to share this book signing and writers conference with your group in case someone might be interested in attending in Lorraine L. Feb 15, 2012 5:27 PM
January 24. What a Crowd!! - Hey you fabulous people! I am increasing the attendance limit for January 24 so that everyone currently on the waiting list is IN! So good for you. Here's your early notice to get started reading. But please, please, PLEASE Lorraine L. Dec 28, 2011 1:24 PM
Meetup details changed: January Warm-Up Book Selection - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­zenbooks/events/43496692/ When : Tuesday, January 24, 20 Lorraine L. Dec 15, 2011 1:23 PM
January Warmup POLL - Hey Everybody in re ading and drinking land— Before you all get happily pulled into all the holiday hoopla, I wanted to get this poll to you and ask you to PLEASE VOTE on our January reading selection. &nbs Lorraine L. Dec 7, 2011 12:55 PM
It’s A Wonderful Life--isn't it? - My dear convivial readers-- In the interest of shameless self-promotion, your humble organizer wishes to inform you that I will be performing in a radio-play production of the holiday classic, It’s A Wonderf Lorraine L. Nov 15, 2011 9:02 PM
With Best Wishes - Here's an amazing thing­ Check it! Guy H. Oct 29, 2011 7:00 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Vote! it's Fun! - Hi Amee and thanks for the email.  But could you please go to the Meetup website and vote in the poll?   Otherwise your vote cannot be entered. Lorraine On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 11:21 AM, Amee < Lorraine L. Oct 3, 2011 3:11 PM
RE: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Vote! it's Fun! - My vote is for Bel Canto. Thanks, Amee Oct 3, 2011 11:21 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Vote! it's Fun! - Hi Lorraine!  I was so bummed I couldn't make it to the last meetup.. my school work got a little crazy and i just didn't have time to finish the book  :( anyway I hope to be at the next one and my vote is for The Handmaids Tale. user 2. Oct 2, 2011 11:01 PM
Vote! it's Fun! - Hey all-- Just a reminder to vote in the poll for selecting our next two selections. The poll will close tomorrow (Monday) at around 9pm. clock is ticking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . &nbs Lorraine L. Oct 2, 2011 9:24 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Decisions, decisions! - I'll look over the possibilities lat Charlie Sep 29, 2011 11:18 PM
Decisions, decisions! - Hello my wonderful booze n bookers! If you are new to our illustrious group, here's how we select our books for the next Meetups: several of you submitted title suggestions. In this email is some information about the books and a link t Lorraine L. Sep 29, 2011 11:01 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] What Next? - Hey, How about "What is the What" by Dave Eggers.  It comes highly recommended to me.  It's about  the history of the civil war in Sudan through the eyes of Valentino Achak Deng, a Scott Sep 20, 2011 11:25 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] What Next? - The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood.  This is a futuristic novel about a totalitarian government formed by  a racis user 2. Sep 19, 2011 2:48 PM
What Next? - Hi again, all you connoisseurs of matters literary and liquid-- I hope you are enjoying "The Piano Tuner", which I just began reading. I look forward to seeing you all next week for a very good discussion. Lorraine L. Sep 19, 2011 11:57 AM
Meetup details: Tune in to Fall - A reminder about our September Meetup. We'll be reading The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason 336 pages, published 2002. For more details, see the full listing: Lorraine L. Aug 23, 2011 9:56 PM
New Meetup: Double Trouble - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What : Double Trouble When : Tuesday, January 25,[masked]:00 PM Where : The Co Lorraine L. Dec 28, 2010 11:58 AM
Next title for us busy boozing booklovers - Hello everyone! Thank you Nick, Jennifer, Michael, Randal and Tom and everyone else who sent in book ideas for our January and February Meetups. I loved reading all of your great suggestions but I have necessarily winnowed the list down to six Lorraine L. Dec 22, 2010 11:44 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Next boozy Book!!! - sounds good! I like. I have not gone to the last few meetings, but I am setting my sights on getting to the next one! --- On Fri, 12 sherri Dec 17, 2010 3:30 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Next boozy Book!!! - To follow up on Netherland, by Joseph O'Neill-excerpt from NYT review: But here� Jennifer E. Dec 17, 2010 3:07 PM
RE: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Next boozy Book!!! - Preview not available Thomas C. Dec 15, 2010 5:41 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Next boozy Book!!! - Preview not available Kat Dec 15, 2010 5:11 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Next boozy Book!!! - Nick M. Dec 15, 2010 4:37 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Next boozy Book!!! - Joseph O'Neill- Netherland When is the meeting? i wou Jennifer E. Dec 15, 2010 4:34 PM
Next boozy Book!!! - Hey Everyone-- I am looking forward to scheduling our January Meetup. What do you want to read? Please email your suggestions ASAP. It would help if you could add a line or two of description. We had some folks suggest Lorraine L. Dec 15, 2010 4:28 PM
Spam Email - Hi everyone---I am not too terribly sure how our group got spammed from a member's email. I am trying to follow up and see if we can prevent it in future. My apologies to all. Lorraine LLB Lorraine L. Nov 16, 2010 10:54 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Hello . !--w - Ok who sold the e-mail list? - Ember On Nov 15, 2010, at 7:44 PM, Leanne wrote: > Hi��� > This time we visited the world exhibition in Shanghai,China.We found > TV,laptop,camera,PS,mobile's famous brand ,such asS Ember B. Nov 15, 2010 11:39 PM
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Vote Today! - Hey everyone-- Please take a few minutes to read through the book suggestions and then vote in the poll. Tonight I will post our selection for November. Lorraine L. Nov 4, 2010 4:24 PM
November Reading! - Hi all-- Our next meetup is Tuesday November 30. I am posting a POLL so that we can vote on our next book selection. Here is a quick rundown of the titles in the POLL--BE SURE TO VOTE! The Inheritance of Loss by K Lorraine L. Nov 2, 2010 11:13 PM
Book Suggestions and Next Meetups - Hey all you tippling bibliophiles--- We had a fantastic discussion at the last Meetup and I am looking forward to the next. First of all: We WILL meet in November--on Tuesday Nov 30. We will NOT meet in December--too many Lorraine L. Oct 30, 2010 5:17 PM
George Bishop, Jr. added a post - Dear Booze n' Boozers, I'm stepping down as organizer of B n' B in order to devote more time to my writing. But not to worry! The inimitable Lorraine LeBlanc is taking over as Organizer. She's an experienced, dedicated drinker an George Bishop, J. Oct 9, 2010 1:05 PM
New Meetup: Scent of Forever - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What : Scent of Forever When : Tuesday, October 26,[masked]:00 PM Where : The Lorraine L. Oct 3, 2010 11:16 PM
Book Store Discount! - Hey everyone-- If you still need to get a copy of Water for Elephants , Maple Street Bookstore at 7529 Maple Street in New Orleans has a few copies left. Be sure to tell them you are with the book club and you'll get 10% off. Lorraine L. Sep 14, 2010 5:20 PM
New Meetup: Pachyderm Fantasies - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What : Pachyderm Fantasies When : Tuesday, September 28,[masked]:00 PM Where : Lorraine L. Sep 4, 2010 9:12 PM
George Bishop, Jr. added a post - I'll be reading from my novel "Letter to My Daughter" next Tuesday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m. at The Columns on St. Charles. Anyone can come. The reading is part of the 1718 Series, which brings together students and teachers of the George Bishop, J. Sep 2, 2010 8:02 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] September Book? - francesca c. Aug 30, 2010 12:32 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] September Book? - Misadventures of a New Orleans Girl is new literary nonfiction by Linda Yasnyi. "Funny, touching, honest." Hurricane Katrina starts the odyssey - yas Aug 29, 2010 6:20 PM
September Book? - Hey boozenbookers! Does anyone have a suggestion for our September selection? Please let me know in the next few days. I'll post the title and we can all start reading. I anticipate meeting on Sept 28. Lorraine Lorraine L. Aug 29, 2010 2:11 PM
George Bishop, Jr. added a post - Thanks again to Amanda Boyden for coming to our meetup last night. If you want to hear more of Amanda, she'll be at a signing this Sunday at Garden District Books for "What Can't Be Lost," a collection of essays about New Orleans. George Bishop, J. Aug 25, 2010 10:22 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Meetup details changed: Hurricane Reading - Ok Sent from my iphone On Aug 6, 2010, at 3:58 PM, "George Bishop, Jr." < [address removed] > wrote: francesca c. Aug 6, 2010 6:29 PM
Meetup details changed: Hurricane Reading - New date! August 17 meetup has been changed to August 24. Same place, same time. If you haven't had a chance to read BABYLON ROLLING yet, now you can. And author Amanda Boyden will be joining us about halfway through our meetup t George Bishop, J. Aug 6, 2010 3:58 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Book change! August 17 meetup - Thought this might be an interesting book at some point!­tory/story.php?storyId=1283930­78&sc=fb&cc=fp sherri Jul 26, 2010 1:12 PM
Book change! August 17 meetup - Hi Booze n' Bookers, At the meetup last night, we voted (in secret council) to change the book selection for August's meetup to BABYLON ROLLING, by Amanda Boyden, instead of MORE OF THIS WORLD OR MAYBE ANOTHER, by Barb Johnson. See details on George Bishop, J. Jul 21, 2010 7:36 AM
New Meetup: Which Way World - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What : Which Way World When : Tuesday, August 17,[masked]:00 PM Where : The Co Lorraine L. Jul 19, 2010 2:46 PM
Blame the Fuku on Tuesday, July 20, 7pm at The Columns - Dear Booze n' Bookers, Just a reminder that happy hour at The Columns ends at 7:00, so if you want cheap drinks, come early to the meetup on Tuesday. We'll be sitting outside on the side patio if weather allows. If not, we'll be someplace ins George Bishop, J. Jul 18, 2010 12:57 PM
Poll for August - Hey Everyone! Please visit the website and vote in the poll for our August Selection. We'd like to get the title soon so that people can get a headstart. Also be sure you go to the site for booze n'books group NOLA...there is now a Lorraine L. Jul 17, 2010 9:48 AM
August Book Selection - Hi Everyone! Well, George got it started with his suggestion of Property by Valerie Martin. Please let me know other titles you might want to read for August. I would like to get all the titles in by July 9. That way we can Lorraine L. Jul 3, 2010 7:45 PM
New Meetup: Blame the Fukú - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What: Blame the Fuk? When: Tuesday, July 20,[masked]:00 PM Where: The Columns 3811 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70115 [masked] Lorraine L. Jun 24, 2010 6:39 PM
George Bishop, Jr. added a post - Booze n' Bookers, a couple of reminders for the Mockingbird meetup on Tuesday, 7pm, at The Columns: -Happy hour at the bar ends at 7 if you want to come early. -I'll ask everyone to kick in a dollar for the monthly fee. -Bri George Bishop, J. Jun 20, 2010 7:25 PM
June Mockingbird Meetup - Hi, Booze n' Bookers, Maple Street Bookstore is ordering copies of To Kill a Mockingbird, the book for our June 22 meetup. If you tell them you're in a book club, you'll get a discount. Cheers, George George Bishop, J. Jun 2, 2010 12:12 PM
June Book Recommendations - Hey everyone-- I am back from Mexico where I ate far too much extraordinarily wonderful food and where my mom and I had a fantastic time visiting dozens of cousins and aunts--lots of laughter, sad histories and love. Sorry I missed t Lorraine L. May 27, 2010 12:50 PM
May 18 Meetup and Pay Pal - Dear B n' B'ers, Thanks to Lorraine for getting our next meeting on May 18 organized. I look forward to seeing you all at the Columns and talking about The White Tiger. And the booze part, too, of course. In the past, Booze n' B George Bishop, J. Apr 24, 2010 1:19 PM
VOTE FOR THE MAY BOOK SELECTION ! ! ! - Hey everyone! Please check out the POLL for our next book selection and vote by Friday night! On Saturday we'll post the top rated selection as our choice for the May 18th book selection. Your participation helps keep Booze n'Books engaging and ill Lorraine L. Apr 22, 2010 10:06 PM
Lorraine LLB added a post - Hello everybody! I am very happy to be George's co-organizer and I hope we can maintain the energy and great ambiance created by David and Sarah. To get us started, please give us the title of a specific book you think would be good for us t Lorraine L. Apr 16, 2010 9:15 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] George Bishop, Jr. added a post - I missed the last meeting. Was there any decision about next book? and if I may make a suggestion...??!! Would you send out a "reminder" to all about meetings. I don't know about others but reminders are soooooooooooo neat! and thanks and I am sure you w francesca c. Apr 12, 2010 12:20 PM
George Bishop, Jr. added a post - Greetings from your new B n' B co-organizer (along with Lorraine LeBlanc). We hereby proudly and humbly accept all the duties and responsibilities bestowed on us by the fabulous ex-organizer, Mr. David Harrington. While we can never hope to George Bishop, J. Apr 12, 2010 12:11 PM
The King is Dead, Long Live the Kings - Hi Booze N' Bookers, I am conflicted to announce that I am stepping down as organizer of the NOLA Booze N' Books meetup group. For those of you who don't know, I am headed to Romania with my wife, Sarah, where we will teach English to h David H. Apr 11, 2010 4:38 PM
New Meetup: David Foster Wallace & Grommit - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What: David Foster Wallace & Grommit When: Tuesday, April 6,[masked]:00 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: The Columns 3811 St. Charles Avenue David H. Mar 8, 2010 12:04 PM
Re: A message from Lisa, a member of booze n' books group NOLA - Of course, Lisa (below) is right. I mean April 6th, Tuesday. On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Lisa < [address removed] > wrote: David H. Mar 2, 2010 11:42 AM
Time to vote again! What should we read on April 4th? - Hi all, I am going to leave the poll up until Friday. Please vote.­zenbooks/polls/ David David H. Mar 2, 2010 9:20 AM
RE: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Book Recommendations? - Anything by Nick Hornby or if you need a title, I vote for "About A Boy Amee Feb 25, 2010 12:19 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Book Recommendations? - Last night was indeed fun. Great to meet you all! Here are my suggestions. I left off Flowers in the Attic; Laura knows why. ;)--Barbara Jean Rhys, Good Morning, Midnight Dawn Powell, The Golden Spur Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in t Barbara Feb 25, 2010 12:13 PM
Book Recommendations? - Hi all, Last night was fun. Nice and boozy. It does seem, however, that Tuesday is the best night for volume at Cosimo's, and probably many other places. I'd like to take your recommendations today for books to read. I will post a poll tomo David H. Feb 25, 2010 11:39 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Books at Maple Street - i am a bit confused.. what book are you all reading...thanks, francesca ---- David Harrington wrote: francesca c. Feb 18, 2010 10:38 AM
Books at Maple Street - Just an FYI: If you are having trouble finding the Petrishevskaya book for next week, there are still 4 copies at Maple Street Bookshop. [website] David H. Feb 17, 2010 7:18 PM
new group: booze 'n' books - northshore edition - Hi all, With David's permission, I've borrowed his concept and started a boozy book group for the Northshore. Check us out! Feel free to join if you live on the Northshore...or just find yourself here wandering aimlessly. And please forward to tina h. Feb 11, 2010 12:32 PM
New Poll Up for 3 Days Only: Our Next Book - Vote now. This is more important than even the mayor's race because this vote isn't a direct line to prison (I hope).­zenbooks/poll David H. Jan 31, 2010 12:07 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Books for Next Time? - David, I just read a review of Herta Muller's "The land of Green Plums". I would love to read this if we decide to. francesca ---- David Harrington wrote: francesca c. Jan 29, 2010 12:25 PM
George Bishop (Booze N' Books Member) Book Release Reading - Hi all, Join me in congratulating Booze N' Books member George Bishop, whose first novel is coming out next month. I will be there, and I hope you will too. David From George Bishop: I mentioned my new novel la David H. Jan 29, 2010 12:37 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Books for Next Time? - Mark Helprin, Freddy and Fredericka. But I'm open to anything... Henry user 1. Jan 28, 2010 1:48 PM
Books for Next Time? - Hi all, Please email me/the listserve with recommendations of reads for our next meetup. I think that I might throw in a book by Herta Muller, a Romanian woman who won the Nobel. I'm especially pushing for a female author this time around. David H. Jan 28, 2010 11:35 AM
Pale Fire now at Maple Street Books - They have some copies now. Pick 'em up. D David H. Jan 14, 2010 10:23 AM
New Meetup: P(ale) Fire: We Slosh Around to Nabokov - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What: P(ale) Fire: We Slosh Around to Nabokov When: January 26,[masked]:00 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: Cosimos 1201 Burgundy Street New David H. Jan 4, 2010 2:44 PM
Time to Choose a Book - Hi all, Sorry I've been a bit incommunicado around the holidays--I'm sure you are busy too. I am working on scheduling a meetup for the end of January, and it's time to vote on a book. I've put up some options at: David H. Dec 28, 2009 11:53 AM
Books and Locations for Next Time? - Hi all, Mimi's was the perfect place to get tipsy and talk about The Moviegoer. On Monday, I will put up some voting options for our next location and book for a Meetup in late January. Please email me some books and bars you'd like to see David H. Dec 18, 2009 5:24 PM
RE: [NOLA-boozenbooks] New Meetup: Meetup 2: Movies are good, books are better - Myra Dec 15, 2009 12:08 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] New Meetup: Meetup 2: Movies are good, books are better - What is the $2.00 for?? ---- Leanne wrote: Hey David, I was just at Mimi's this past Tuesday and they did have live music, but I think it was 9 or 9:30 before it the group should be fine. Leanne On Thu, francesca c. Nov 19, 2009 5:46 PM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] New Meetup: Meetup 2: Movies are good, books are better - Hey David, ?I was just at Mimi's this past Tuesday and they did have live music, but I think it was 9 or 9:30 before it the group should be fine. ? Leanne Leanne Nov 19, 2009 3:11 PM
New Meetup: Meetup 2: Movies are good, books are better - Announcing a new Meetup for booze n' books group NOLA! What: Meetup 2: Movies are good, books are better When: December 15,[masked]:00 PM RSVP fee: $2.00 per person Where: Mimi's in the Marigny 260 David H. Nov 19, 2009 11:23 AM
Vote on our Next Meetup Now - Y'all Rock - I personally had a blast at our first Meetup, and I hope you did too. Everyone who showed up was smart and interesting, and you helped me think about The Intuitionist in ways I never would have without talking to y'all about it. That's no surprise, howeve David H. Nov 15, 2009 11:48 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Looking forward to it: Our first meeting - David, I regret to inform you that I'm sick!! Have waited all month for this meet-up, and now I wont be able to make it. Please know that I will be at the next book meeting, and that I bought and read the book!!! ~Kate Kate Nov 12, 2009 11:39 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Looking forward to it: Our first meeting - p { margin: 0; } My sentiments exactly. I can get at least half of your mission right. Where are we going again? ----- Original Mess Jennifer E. Nov 11, 2009 11:09 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Looking forward to it: Our first meeting - You can fake it! And drink your guilt away. David W. Harrington Harrington Writing Professionals Tutoring, Writing, Editing, and Web for New Orleans www.harringtonwritingpros.c David H. Nov 11, 2009 10:50 AM
Re: [NOLA-boozenbooks] Looking forward to it: Our first meeting - p { margin: 0; } What if you RSVPd but haven't read the book? I could never find a copy without ordering and as I waited too late to Jennifer E. Nov 11, 2009 10:37 AM
Looking forward to it: Our first meeting - Hi all, I am looking forward to meeting everyone on Thursday. In the spirit of the book, you should be able to find me by intuition alone (though I will also be carrying a copy of The Intuitionist). Please come with the following: David H. Nov 10, 2009 5:26 PM

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