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June Meetup: Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

For June, we will be reading Rules of Civility by Amor Towles.

Description:  On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar with her boardinghouse roommate stretching three dollars as far as it will go when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker with royal blue eyes and a tempered smile, happens to sit at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a yearlong journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool toward the upper echelons of New York society and the executive suites of Condé Nast--rarefied environs where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve.

Please arrive between 6:30 and 7 so that you can browse and shop in the store - Time Tested has a lot of great new and used books! - and get situated. The meeting discussion will begin at 7.  If you find yourself on the waitlist, please read the book and come anyway.  We often have last minute cancellations and the more the merrier.

Reminder: Time Tested is happy to order a book for you if they don't have it on the shelves - and it's easy! Just call or stop by... they put in orders on Tuesdays and it is often available that Thursday. Be sure to let them know you are with the Sacramento Women's Book Club.

The $5 fee goes to Time Tested Books for letting us use their great space.

Please bring a dish to share with the group (whatever you like!). Thanks!

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  • Janet

    I enjoyed the book, the discussion, and getting to meet the members at the Meetup.

    June 25, 2013

  • pamela r.

    I enjoyed seeing everyone, the discussion, and especially the questions/printout! Very thought provoking.

    June 20, 2013

  • Jamie C.

    Stimulating discussion of the book

    June 20, 2013

  • Michele

    Sorry I missed you all. Had a mini emergency, but will hopefully make the next one.

    June 20, 2013

  • Ashley R.

    Sorry about the last minute change, was really looking forward to meeting everybody. Hopefully next time!

    June 19, 2013

  • Leslie R.

    Hi everyone, Im Leslie, new to E Sac area. Been wanting to join a Bookclub for a while, just have not found the right one. I wanted to start "fresh" here. Love to read, always have. My husband cant keep up with me, so I am happy to find like-minded-ones here LOL!

    1 · June 10, 2013

  • Ivy

    Just bought the book. Hopefully, I'll actually make it to this one. Miss you all!

    May 30, 2013

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