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Meetup details changed: April Main Meetup - Whoops - clicked the wrong date - next meetup *is* on a Monday (13th April) as per usual :-) http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-634/events/221136128/ When Julia Mar 13, 2015 11:11 PM
Any Ideas for Alternative Venues? - Hi Everyone, Whilst we're sticking with the Black Sparrow for now, we're currently open to suggestions for alternative venues for future meetups. In particular, there are physical access issues at the Black Sparrow and we'd prefer to ho David W. Mar 7, 2015 5:12 PM
Membership - Hi Everyone, It's great that the book group has got bigger and bigger and welcome to all the book group members who have joined this month and I hope to see you at a meeting soon. This message is just to say that I am going through the membersh Rachel H Oct 3, 2014 10:40 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] Hello - Well done Rachel, I'm sure we all wish you well and will be super-supportive as you stride forward into Eleanor's shoes! Sent from my iPhone Sue H Sep 10, 2013 10:33 PM
Hello - Just a quick message to say hello to all members of the book club and also of course to thank Eleanor for all the excellent work she has put in as book club organiser over the years. It is quite daunting to fill her place but I'm sure Mhairi, Signe and El Rachel H Sep 10, 2013 9:34 PM
Organising Book Group - Hi everyone   As those of you who were at this months's Meetup know, due to personal circumstances I am intending to step down as Organiser of the Book Group.  Meetup requires every group to have an organiser therefore when I stop thi Eleanor Aug 15, 2013 8:01 PM
Maj Sjowall at Edinburgh book festival - Hi everyone A bit of an odd email this. Maj Sjowall who Co wrote the Swedish crime novels about Martin Beck in the 1960s is appearing at Eleanor Aug 13, 2013 8:07 AM
Change in date for book group - Hi everyone   just a quick email to let you know that we've changed Book Group to be the SECOND Monday in every month rather than the first.  We kept clashing with Bank Holiday Mondays and so having to change the date, so figured it w Eleanor Jun 12, 2013 6:34 PM
No Shows and Last Minute Changes of RSVP - Hi everyone   those of you who are members of other groups on Meetup, may have been noticing emails from organisers about no shows and late changes of RSVPs, this is my email about the same thing.  While I totally appreciate that some Eleanor May 15, 2013 6:37 PM
Aye Write Festival 2013 - Hi everyone   Just a quick email to let you all know that the Aye Write 2013 tickets went on sale yesterday.  For those that don't know, Aye Write is a book festival run from the Mitchell Library in Glasgow.  This year it will take Eleanor Feb 24, 2013 10:07 AM
Change in night - Hi again,   thanks for the responses to my last email explaining we either have to move night or venue.  Being silly, I forgot to change the reply settings meaning that Signe and Mhairi's replies went to everyone (as fellow organisers Eleanor May 11, 2012 7:37 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] New venue or change of night needed - urgently - I don't mind which night. Given that the Grosvenor is free and is next to a subway station i think it would be best t Mhairi May 3, 2012 6:20 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] New venue or change of night needed - urgently - Bummer!! I think stay. And either mon or thurs works for me and if it's free and can be booked that far in advance then bonus:) But w Signe May 3, 2012 8:36 AM
New venue or change of night needed - urgently - Hi everyone, I've just tried to make our usual reservation with the Grosvenor only to find out, unfortunately, that both their upstairs rooms are booked out on Tuesday evenings from the end of this month.  I asked about the room downstairs in Eleanor May 2, 2012 8:29 PM
Idea for one off Meetup - Quiz the Author - Hi everyone, just thought I'd email everyone to canvass opinion on an idea I've had for an extra Meetup.  A local author contacted me this week to ask whether or not our Book Group would be interested in reading his new novel... obviously a sh Eleanor Apr 30, 2012 6:34 PM
February books! - The books chosen for this month are as follows; The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot- Nominated by Christina In 1951 human tissue culture was in its inf Mhairi Jan 11, 2012 4:22 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] One spot available for Murder Mystery - Hi Eleanor, I've already made other plans (and am also veggie!) so won't be able to pick up this spot. Have a good Christmas and New Year, Thanks David On 7 Dec 2011, at 20:53, Eleanor wrote: > Hi everyone, > > > unfortunately one David W. Dec 8, 2011 11:37 AM
One spot available for Murder Mystery - Hi everyone, unfortunately one of the Murder Mystery goers has had to pull out, so there's now a spot available. Just one though I'm afraid, and you'll have to go with her choice of menu options which are: Seasonal Soup (ve Eleanor Dec 7, 2011 8:53 PM
No spaces left for Murder Mystery - Hi everyone, this is the last email you'll all receive about the Murder Mystery Night, I promise. The hotel have told me they can't give us any more spaces for December 10, and we're full so I've had to close RSVPs a few da Eleanor Oct 27, 2011 5:31 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] Last chance to RSVP for Murder Mystery - Hi Eleanor, Hope u r well : ) I'm going to RSVP on fri - hope that's ok! Also, I've double booked tues (doh!) so won't make it to book group. Really annoyed cos I'm enjoy Louise T. Oct 26, 2011 6:57 PM
Last chance to RSVP for Murder Mystery - Hi everyone, just letting you know that RSVPs close for the Murder Mystery night after the weekend, so if you're wanting to come along then you need to RSVP in the next few days. At the moment there's 4 spa Eleanor Oct 26, 2011 6:40 PM
re: [bookclub-634] Murder Mystery Night - RSVP Deadline approaching! - Hi Eleanor. When I last looked at the site there were only five of us signed up for this night. It looks like good fun, too. I hope your message jogs a few memories and more people sign up. Eve > ----- Original Message ----- >From: Eleanor Eve Oct 17, 2011 12:09 AM
Murder Mystery Night - RSVP Deadline approaching! - Hi everyone, just a quick reminder that there's a deadline for RSVPing to the Murder Mystery Night, as I have to provide final numbers and money to the hotel in advance. If you want to come along, you have to RSVP before No Eleanor Oct 16, 2011 8:15 PM
Any sci fi / fantasy readers fancy helping a Publishing Student with a survey? - I've had an email from a Publishing Student at Edinburgh Napier University who's working on a project concerning the Scottish Science Fiction and Fantasy classic "A Voyage to Arcturus" by David Lindsay. Part of the project involves researching th Eleanor Oct 15, 2011 10:10 AM
Re: [bookclub-634] Murder Mystery (again) - apologies to those who aren't interested! - hi eleanor id be up for this sounds expensive but good fun could it be as early on in the month as possible before my wages run out thanks jo john t. Sep 17, 2011 9:23 PM
Murder Mystery (again) - apologies to those who aren't interested! - I promise this will be the last email for a while... The Argyll Hotel have now got back to me with details of how many spaces they actually have for the various dates. Judging by the response to the polls, I'm thinking of b Eleanor Sep 17, 2011 6:58 PM
New Meetup: Rearranged December Main Meetup - <p><span>This is the rearranged December Meetup that had to be cancelled tonight due to the appalling weather. </span> </p><p><span>­ </span> </p><p><span>­I intended to Eleanor Dec 7, 2010 8:27 PM
New Meetup: December (Christmas!) Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What : December (Christmas!) Main Meetup When : Tuesday, December 7,[masked]:30 PM Where Eleanor Nov 3, 2010 7:37 PM
New Meetup: November Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What : November Main Meetup When : Tuesday, November 2,[masked]:30 PM Where : Grosveno Eleanor Oct 6, 2010 9:06 PM
Tuesday's meetup - Hi everyone, just a quick reminder that Tuesday's meetup will take place in the new venue of the Grosvenor in Ashton Lane, West End (next to the Grosvenor Cinema). There's plenty of free parking nearby, and it's just around the corner from Hil Eleanor Oct 3, 2010 8:16 PM
IMPORTANT - Change in venue for October meetup - Hi everyone, as those of you who have recently been coming along to Book Group are aware, Waxy O'Connors is no longer a suitable venue for us. I looked around at a few places, and finally narrowed the list down to two venues, one in the City C Eleanor Sep 23, 2010 8:02 PM
New Venues - Hi everyone, I've started a new Discussion on the Boards about possible alternative venues for the Book Group. Briefly, I've been having a look and there's a few options, of which my preferred so far are Lucky 7 in Bath Street, The Grosvenor i Eleanor Sep 18, 2010 12:35 PM
New Meetup: September Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What : September Main Meetup When : Tuesday, September 7,[masked]:30 PM Where : Waxy O Eleanor Aug 4, 2010 12:52 PM
Scouting for Focus Group Participants for Postgraduate Research - Hi everyone, something a little different for you in this email. I've received the following message from a postgraduate student who's looking for focus group participants to participate in a discussion on the subject of environmental consciou Eleanor Jul 26, 2010 5:40 PM
Cheap copy of Master and Commander (one of August's books) - One of our members has ended up with two copies of Master and Commander one of which she's willing to pass on (and even post) for a couple of quid should anyone need a copy. Just email me and I'll put the two of you in touch. Eleanor Eleanor Jul 16, 2010 6:55 PM
Please read - change to RSVP process - Hello everyone, Unfortunately over the last few months there has been an increasing number of members not showing up to meetups when they have RSVP?d ?Yes? or ?Maybe?. While this never used to be a problem, since we?ve had to start limiting gr Eleanor Jul 13, 2010 5:14 PM
New Meetup: August Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: August Main Meetup When: Tuesday, August 3,[masked]:30 PM Price: GBP0.50 per person Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) The nominations Eleanor Jul 7, 2010 9:03 PM
Eleanor added a post - I've been asked to advertise Oxfam's Literary Book Quiz which will be held at The 78 (10 Kelvinhaugh Street, near the Kelvingrove in the West End of Glasgow) on Tuesday July 13th at 8.30pm. I don't think I can make this, however if anyone would like to o Eleanor Jun 22, 2010 8:44 PM
New Meetup: July Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: July Main Meetup When: Tuesday, July 6,[masked]:30 PM Where: Waxy O'Connors 44 West George Street G2 1DH Glasgow[masked] As summe Eleanor Jun 2, 2010 6:08 PM
Tuesday's meetup - RSVPs reopened (doh!) - Apologies everyone, being an idiot it looks like I managed to close RSVPs 15 days before the start of the meetup rather than on the day of the meeting.... I'm very very sorry for this. There's still 1 place left, and you now should b Eleanor May 29, 2010 11:31 AM
June Main Meetup - Tuesday 01 June 2010 at 7:30pm - Hello everyone. Half way through the year, and our nominations for the June Main Meetup are two international best selling novels that promise to be great reads while also being very different: Pulitzer prize finalist and Boeke winne Eleanor May 5, 2010 6:32 PM
New Meetup: May Monthly Meeting - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: May Monthly Meeting When: Tuesday, May 4,[masked]:30 PM Where: Waxy O'Connors 44 West George Street G2 1DH Glasgow[masked] N Eleanor Apr 7, 2010 8:16 PM
Book Group and the Future! Plus Aye Write Book Festival - Hello all. You?ll all have seen the email that went out yesterday from the Meetup website saying that the group needed a new organiser, and those who?ve been on the website since last night will know that I?ve taken on that job. I?ve been comi Eleanor Mar 7, 2010 6:44 PM
New Meetup: April Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: April Main Meetup When: Tuesday, April 6,[masked]:30 PM Where: Waxy O'Connors 44 West George Street G2 1DH Glasgow[masked] A Eleanor Mar 3, 2010 10:17 PM
March Main Meetup - Tuesday March 2, 7:30pm - First off, apologies if you guys get this twice, I'm still learning! Third meetup of the year (already!), and the first under ?new management?. Although there shouldn?t be too much organisational business to discuss, we?d encourage anyone who Eleanor Feb 6, 2010 5:59 PM
Transition Period - Hello everyone, as you'll all be aware, Lesley recently stepped down as organiser of the Book Group, and this position has kindly been filled by Sarah (new member and now organiser). She's asked me to send an email out to emphasise that nothi Eleanor Feb 4, 2010 6:33 PM
New Meetup: January Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: January Main Meetup When: January 5,[masked]:30 PM Where: Waxy O'Connors 44 West George Street G2 1DH Glasgow[masked] After all t Lesley M Dec 6, 2009 10:37 PM
Nominated books for January and Final Leaderboard for 2009! - Hi folks After much animated discussion on both books at the Book Club's December Main Meetup, the final ratings of the year are:- The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry (Nominated by Farrah) - 63% Lesley M Dec 3, 2009 10:59 PM
The Leader Board for November - At last, here is the latest on the Leader Board results for November. Both books at the November meetup generated polarized and impassioned debate. The style of Jane Austin's 'Emma' with its long dialogue-filled passages were criti Lesley M Nov 10, 2009 9:54 PM
New Meetup: December Main Meetup including Secret Santa! - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: December Main Meetup including Secret Santa! When: December 1,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) It's the final meetup of the Lesley M Nov 8, 2009 11:09 AM
RE: [bookclub-634] Nominations for December - I don't want it knocked off, just wondered if it might! Both  Eleanor Nov 6, 2009 5:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] Nominations for December - i think your book's safe for the rest of the year :-) (and i've still got to give you your copy back!) --- On Thu, 5/11/09, sonya stewart wrote: > From: sonya stewart > Subject: Re: [bookclub-634] Nom Mhairi Nov 5, 2009 10:15 PM
Re: [bookclub-634] Nominations for December - Why do you want to knock my book choice of the top??? Best book this year. Sx:-) On 5 Nov 2009, at 19 Sonya S. Nov 5, 2009 8:03 PM
Nominations for December - After a fairly close round of voting, these are the winning nominations for December's Book Group: The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry (nominated by Farrah) The Shipping News by Annie Proulx (nominated by Lesley) Othe Eleanor Nov 5, 2009 7:12 PM
New Meetup: Grand Yearend Bash - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: Grand Yearend Bash When: December 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: The Edward Wylie (Wetherspoons)[masked] Bothwell Street G2 7YY Glasgow[masked] Lesley M Oct 26, 2009 3:25 PM
New Meetup: November Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: November Main Meetup When: November 3,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Remember, remember the 3rd of November, 'cause that's whe Lesley M Oct 12, 2009 10:21 PM
Note on RSVPs - Hi All Just a note to remind everyone that the next bookclub meet has a limit of 24 members, due to exceptionally high numbers at the last meetup. Members can answer YES and MAYBE up to a week before the meetup, then MAYBEs will be Lesley M Sep 3, 2009 11:22 PM
New Meetup: October Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: October Main Meetup When: October 6,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) The falling leaves are passing by my window, so Autumn must Lesley M Sep 3, 2009 11:11 PM
RE: [bookclub-634] Winning Nominations and Leaderboard for September - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } 6 people read it... and they seem to have enjoyed it! Eleanor Sep 3, 2009 8:11 PM
RE: [bookclub-634] Winning Nominations and Leaderboard for September - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Yesssss! I'm still holding the wooden spoon! Janice Sep 3, 2009 9:00 AM
Re: [bookclub-634] Winning Nominations and Leaderboard for September - Thanks guys, that has made my day. I've bought this book of r a couple of my friends since I read it, and they all loved it too Sonya S. Sep 2, 2009 9:02 PM
RE: [bookclub-634] Winning Nominations and Leaderboard for September - Preview not available Danny M. Sep 2, 2009 7:17 PM
Winning Nominations and Leaderboard for September - Hi Folks Well.... at one of the largest meetings yet, there was much discussion on Alison's book, 'White Tiger', covering the political and cultural concerns of the novel and a polarized debate on the morality of the main protagonist. 'We ar Lesley M Sep 2, 2009 6:57 PM
BBC Documentary - Volunteers - Hi Folks Clare Bradbury of the BBC has asked me to pass on details of the following to member:- Is there more to life? Tiger Aspect Productions are making a new documentary series for BBC2 about silence. Lesley M Aug 27, 2009 7:57 PM
New Meetup: September Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: September Main Meetup When: September 1,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) The nights are drawing in, Autumn is approaching fast, Lesley M Aug 6, 2009 11:29 PM
New Meetup: August Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: August Main Meetup When: August 4,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) It's the last month of summer and we have too mighty books th Lesley M Jul 13, 2009 11:44 AM
New Meetup: July Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: July Main Meetup When: July 7,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: There was no competition for the winning book Lesley M Jun 3, 2009 6:22 PM
Nominate Books for July 2009 - Hi Folks These are the nominated books for reading and discussion at the July meetup.... Drum roll.... trumpets ... K-Pax by Gene Brewer (LUKE) - just the first book! and The Reluctant Fundamentalist b Lesley M Jun 2, 2009 10:37 PM
BBC Opportunity to be an audience for free - Who Dares Wins - Hi all The following email was sent to me by a meetup member, Ruth Jackson who is a researcher for the BBC and I thought it may be of interest to members. If you are interested please don't email me, but Ruth directly on [address removed] Lesley M May 13, 2009 10:52 PM
New Meetup: June Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: June Main Meetup When: June 2,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: June is about to be bursting out all over, markin Lesley M May 8, 2009 8:00 PM
New Meetup: May Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: May Main Meetup When: May 5,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: The winning books for reading and discussion at Lesley M Apr 18, 2009 9:37 PM
New Meetup: April Main Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Glasgow Book Club! What: April Main Meetup When: April 7,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: By the time this meetup comes around, the clock Lesley M Mar 4, 2009 10:14 PM

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