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Stepping Down as Organiser - Hi, I hope you are all well. This note is to let you know that I will be stepping down as Organiser of this group today. You may receive an email saying that the group needs a new Organiser or it will close - thankfully, Su or Liz (Assistant Organise Jan Dec 28, 2012 12:26 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Re:Re:Re:dear friend: - please take me off the mailing list for the book club, many thanks, cathy On 20 January[masked]:22, Lois < [address removed] > wrote: user 8. Jan 20, 2012 3:10 PM
Re:Re:Re:dear friend: - dear friend: I have Order china 8 Products iPhone 4S 64GB w e b : geouo0.com I've received the item today I believe you will find what you want there and have an good experien Lois Jan 20, 2012 2:22 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] New Meetup: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood - Hi there, Im interested in joining the book club , but this will be my first. Can someone help please so where do you get the books Ruth Dec 1, 2010 8:05 PM
New Meetup: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What : The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood When : Thursday, February 17,[masked]:30 PM Jan Dec 1, 2010 5:49 PM
New Meetup: Life of Pie by Yann Martel - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What : Life of Pie by Yann Martel When : Thursday, January 20,[masked]:30 PM Price Jan Dec 1, 2010 5:42 PM
New Meetup: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What : The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd When : Thursday, December 16,[masked]:30 PM Jan Sep 28, 2010 1:22 PM
New Meetup: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What : The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver When : Thursday, November 18,[masked]:30 PM Jan Sep 28, 2010 1:16 PM
New Meetup: Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace When: Thursday, October 21,[masked]:30 PM Price: GBP1.00 per person Where: Cumberland Bar 1 - 3 Cumberland Stre Jan Jun 25, 2010 1:18 PM
New Meetup: The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud by Ben Sherman - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud by Ben Sherman When: Thursday, September 16,[masked]:30 PM Price: GBP0.50 per person Where: Cumberland Bar Jan May 23, 2010 12:48 PM
New Meetup: Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach When: Thursday, August 19,[masked]:30 PM Price: GBP0.50 per person Where: Cumberland Bar 1 - 3 Cumberland Stree Jan May 23, 2010 12:44 PM
New Meetup: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith When: Thursday, July 15,[masked]:30 PM Where: Cumberland Bar 1 - 3 Cumberland Street Edinburgh [masked] Jan May 23, 2010 12:41 PM
Money Transactions - Hi, As you know, I pay an *advance* fee for this Meetup group (currently about ?46 for six months, depending on $:? exchange rate). The fee for attending one of this group's meetups is a mere *50 pence per person per meetup*, which Jan Mar 10, 2010 1:30 PM
RE: [bookclub-676] Small Fee to be charged at each Meetup - Hello there That is fine. At our book club in Abe Ann L. Jan 27, 2010 7:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Small Fee to be charged at each Meetup - Hi Jan Sounds perfectly acceptable to me.See you at the Silk night. Just bou Colette Jan 27, 2010 6:55 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Small Fee to be charged at each Meetup - hi there Thank you for the email. I asked to join some time back and unfortunately am now working on the night the gro user 1. Jan 27, 2010 1:21 PM
Small Fee to be charged at each Meetup - Dear All, The cost of running this group is currently covered by me, personally. The subscription is ?42 for six months (at today's $-? exchange rate), payable in advance. Whilst this is not a huge amount of money, I would like to Jan Jan 27, 2010 12:50 PM
The Edinburgh Book Group - Rescued! - Dear All, Just to let you know that the Book Group is still alive ... and will hopefully be kicking through 2010 and beyond! Please have a look at the website to see the first six books for this year. The plan is to add a book eac Jan Jan 5, 2010 1:20 PM
Closing down the book group website - Just a reminder that I'm finally abandoning the book group, after many many months of not being able to find time to run it properly, or read books, or go to the meetings. I think the site will continue to work through till early January, alt Lois Dec 3, 2009 10:45 PM
The Book Group - You will have noticed that I've taken a bit of a back seat on the Book Group over the last year - due to a variety of reasons, mostly work related. I've decided now to cancel my subscription to Meetup, as it seems financial madness to continue Lois Nov 23, 2009 11:00 AM
New Meetup: Launch of the Lost World Reading Campaign - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Launch of the Lost World Reading Campaign When: January 31,[masked]:30 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Come along to Ce Lois Jan 30, 2009 1:32 PM
New book list - Hi We had a good discussion last night to decide which books we'll be reading over the next 12 months. Well, I enjoyed it, so I hope everyone else did too. We've come up with a new list - now in the About Us section and also in th Lois Jan 16, 2009 10:40 AM
[bookclub-676] Next lot of books - Hi Lois, looking forward to hearing everyones suggestions for 09 books user 7. Jan 11, 2009 10:53 PM
Next lot of books - So... there is only one book left on the list of books to read, which means it's time to pick our next selection. Feel free to go to the group's message board and respond to this with suggestions for titles. Title of book and author please, Lois Jan 7, 2009 11:13 PM
New Meetup: To Kill a Mickingbird by Harper Lee - Announcing a new Meetup for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: To Kill a Mickingbird by Harper Lee When: August 14,[masked]:30 PM. Please note this is a week earlier than normal! Where: Click the link below to find out Lois Jul 17, 2008 10:59 PM
Edinburgh International Book Festival - Hi everyone The Programme was launched this morning, and it's another amazing line-up. Programmes will be available at many outlets around the city, including bookshops and libraries, so go find out what we have on offer. Lois Jun 12, 2008 2:04 PM
What Will We Read Next - Hi All Just to let you know I've set up a new discussion on what our next books should be. Feel free to contribute. Thanks Paul Paul Apr 17, 2008 5:12 PM
New Meeting: Scottish PEN Spring Book Fling - Announcing a new meeting for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Scottish PEN Spring Book Fling When: Saturday, March 8, 11:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Who should come: If you love books, this is Lois Mar 4, 2008 1:10 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] We've had a baby! - Hurray, this is excellent news, as I'll be able to start coming again. Sunday afternoon seems like an ideal time to chill out and chew over some books! Maybe we could do a few joint things now and then.. Charlotte ________________ user 4. Jan 24, 2008 9:30 AM
Re: [bookclub-676] We've had a baby! - I'm stickin' with you, gal..... Vale Lois <[address removed]> wrote: I like to think that this is a t user 3. Jan 23, 2008 11:09 PM
We've had a baby! - I like to think that this is a tribute, and not a sign that our group is rubbish! Anyway... Jenni, who is one of our founder members has started a new book group on the southside of Edinburgh. Work commitments mean that Thursdays are almost im Lois Jan 23, 2008 9:09 PM
February and March and other things... - Hi all Books of the Month Due to problems with delivery of the Jekyll and Hyde books we've decided to swap the Books of the Month for February and March. So, we will be reading We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lione Lois Jan 19, 2008 10:31 PM
New Event: Lust, Caution at the FilmHouse - Announcing a new event for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Lust, Caution at the FilmHouse When: Monday, January 14, 8:15 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Who should come: Come along if you enjoy movie Lois Jan 13, 2008 9:54 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] We Need to Talk About Kevin - on Radio 4 - Thanks for that notice Lois. I'll add that books read out on these readings are usually VERY abridged to fit them into the time available. In fact they are cut to shreds - so reading the full book is still a good idea, and may have more impact Greg Jan 8, 2008 12:08 AM
We Need to Talk About Kevin - on Radio 4 - Our Book of the Month for March is on Radio 4 this week. Dramatised in 5 x 15 minute episodes. If you haven't read it before you might not want to listen to it, as it will certainly spoil th Lois Jan 7, 2008 11:41 PM
New Event: Afternoon at the movies: Hallam Foe / Young Adam - Announcing a new event for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Afternoon at the movies: Hallam Foe / Young Adam When: Sunday, January 6, 1:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Who should come: Everyone is Lois Jan 4, 2008 9:50 PM
New Event: The Kite Runner (the movie) - Announcing a new event for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: The Kite Runner (the movie) When: Monday, January 7, 8:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Who should come: Everyone welcome! Why: Lois Jan 4, 2008 2:49 PM
Jekyll and Hyde - The One Book One Edinburgh campaign - Hi everyone You'll be seeing more about this in the press in the new year when the campaign is publicly launched. Watch the UNESCO Edinburgh City of Literature website for further i Lois Dec 20, 2007 2:52 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] More events! - Sorry, I am without computer/ internet myself at the moment (until mid January!) and have only now managed to work my way through my messages during coffee and lunch breaks at work. I guess it's a bit late now to organise something for tomorrow, but Jenni Dec 19, 2007 8:24 AM
Re: [bookclub-676] More events! - Jenni Do you want to put something in the diary? I just don't have time now, and I've just discovered that I'm going to be without internet connection at home for the next ten days or so which will make organising it trickier than it Lois Dec 12, 2007 3:32 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] More events! - So I guess we're not having an alternative/ social meeting next week after all? Oh well, better luck next year. Merry Christmas! Lois <[address removed]> wrote: Jenni Dec 12, 2007 3:25 PM
More events! - I've just noticed that Tess Gerritsen is reading in Waterstone's West End in January. I think it's the same night as our book group meeting, but it starts at 6pm, so we might be able to fit both in on one night if you're interested. Watch this spa Lois Dec 11, 2007 3:04 PM
New Event: Girl Meets Boy - Announcing a new event for The Edinburgh Book Group! What: Girl Meets Boy When: Wednesday, December 12, 7:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Description: Girl Meets Boy is a reinvention of the Lois Dec 8, 2007 6:16 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Staying in touch... - Hi, sorry sorry sorry,things have been really hectic for me the past few days, or weeks, or however long it's been.... but I AM keen to meet with the group and i have ordered and started to read On Beauty in anticipation of the the next meeting. My c user 5. Oct 2, 2007 6:51 PM
December meeting... - Hi there I know it's still only September (only just as I write this)... but we need to turn our attention to December already. Our December meeting would normally be on Thursday 20th and we will be reading American Tabloid by Jam Lois Sep 29, 2007 2:32 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Staying in touch... - Gillian Sep 23, 2007 7:23 PM
RE: [bookclub-676] Khaled Hosseini's  A Thousand Splendid Suns - Hi Lois, My apologies for not coming to Thursday's meeting - I had intended to - I had read the book. However, something cropped up at home and I was unable to come. Is it ok for me to come to the next one ? Kind Regards, user 4. Sep 22, 2007 1:01 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns - Well, I'm always in bed by 10pm since my boyfriend went to Japan, because I get up at 6am to phone hime because of the time difference. Otherwise it's the kind of thing I would do. I have been addicted to talking books and radio/ audio plays since I w Jenni Sep 22, 2007 1:03 AM
Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns - For those of you who read and enjoyed (if that's the word?) The Kite Runner... his second novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns is Radio 4's Book at Bedtime from Monday 24th September at 10.45pm. I'm sure I'm not the only sad late night Radio 4 lis Lois Sep 21, 2007 10:09 PM
Re: [bookclub-676] Staying in touch... - Cheers... sorry we won't see you, unless of course we all start fiddling too, or actually organise some other dates (which is looking increasingly likely). Happy fiddling See you soon Lois Lois Sep 21, 2007 11:39 AM
Re: [bookclub-676] Staying in touch... - Hi Lois, My details are: [address removed],[masked] Cheers and sorry I couldn't make it on Thursday, have signed up for a fiddle class and wasn't sure whether I would be in the one at 6 or 8pm, and am now in the 8pm one, so will def user 4. Sep 21, 2007 11:26 AM
Staying in touch... - Hi Another suggestion last night at the meeting was that we exchange contact details so that it's easier to arrange other social gatherings such as a film night, or going for a few beers. Personally I prefer a large glass of ice cold pinot gri Lois Sep 21, 2007 11:00 AM
Your reading list.... - Hi there... At the meeting this evening there were a couple of requests - the first was to circulate the list of books we're scheduled to read over the coming months, so here it is. The list is also in the About Us section of the we Lois Sep 20, 2007 10:18 PM
Tonight's meeting - venue - Sorry not to confirm sooner... Tonight's meeting is at The Edinburgh International Book Festival in Charlotte Square Gardens. I suggest you meet at the LRB Signing Tent, as the Spiegeltent has an event from 7.30pm till 9pm. I'll try to find a Lois Aug 16, 2007 10:39 AM

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