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Reading Suggestions for The Classic Literature Book Club - Dear Seattle Classics Readers, The Classic Literature Book Club is starting to run out of reading suggestions from our previous poll! We will be sending out a new reading poll shortly and want to make sure that everyone has a chance to contribu Anastasiya May 9, 2009 8:01 AM
Change Of Date - May Meetup - Group, As we realized that our May meetup was scheduled for the Memorial Day weekend, we decided to move it up a week. We're thinking that attendance will be better if the meetup doesn't interfere with people's Memorial Day weekend plans. Gary F. Mar 30, 2009 4:00 PM
New Poll: Location Preference - Dear Classic Literature Readers, There is a new poll posted to get your take on the location of our meetings. Your input is greatly appreciated. Here's the description for the poll: Due to the great success of our meeting at the Half Pri Anastasiya Mar 29, 2009 10:28 PM
Possible Switch To Afternoon Meeting In Capitol Hill - Hi Group, As it stands, we still have about 20 people signed up for our morning meeting at the Cafe Allegro. Our afternoon meeting at Half Price Books in Capitol Hill stands at 12 members. If at all possible, can we please get a few more folk Gary F. Mar 21, 2009 11:36 AM
Added Second (Afternoon) Meeting on Sunday, March 22 (Brave New World) - Dear Group, As it is Monday, the 16th, and we still have 29 people planning to attend this month's Brave New World meeting, we've decided to add a second meeting on Sunday afternoon. We've been contacted by the folks at Half Price Books in Cap Gary F. Mar 16, 2009 7:45 PM
New Meetup: March Meetup - "Brave New World" - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: March Meetup - "Brave New World" When: March 22,[masked]:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: On Sunday Gary F. Feb 23, 2009 1:41 PM
New Meetup: February Meeting - The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: February Meeting - The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka When: February 22,[masked]:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Descriptio Gary F. Feb 7, 2009 1:41 PM
Meetup details changed: Meeting To Discuss New Leadership - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://classics.meetup.com/68/­calendar/9658900/ When: February 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: Cafe Allegro Gary F. Feb 3, 2009 12:32 PM
Change To Friday - Meeting To Discuss New Leadership - I've updated this Meetup. The meeting is now on Friday. For more details, see the full listing: http://classics.meetup.com/68/­calendar/9658900/ When: February 6,[masked]:00 PM Gary F. Feb 3, 2009 12:25 PM
New Meetup: Meeting To Discuss New Leadership - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Meeting To Discuss New Leadership When: February 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: PRELIMINARY MEETI Gary F. Feb 2, 2009 5:43 PM
Tomorrow's Meetup & Other Matters - Because there is a possibility that I will be unable to make tomorrow's meetup, could one of you who will be attending volunteer to print a copy of the sign and put it on the table in the downstairs cafe? Also, because work interferes with my a Stephen W. Jan 17, 2009 12:55 PM
New Meetup: Portrait of a Lady: Our January Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Portrait of a Lady: Our January Meetup When: January 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: I read t Stephen W. Dec 5, 2008 4:05 PM
New Meetup: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup When: November 30,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Folks -- this i Stephen W. Nov 28, 2008 11:31 AM
Re: [classics-68] Meetup Cancelled: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - Christian Nov 25, 2008 9:06 PM
Re: [classics-68] Meetup Cancelled: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - Gary F. Nov 25, 2008 5:11 PM
Re: [classics-68] Meetup Cancelled: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - I vote for Sunday. I won't be able to make it on Tuesday. Kathleen --- On Tu Kathleen Nov 25, 2008 2:34 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup, scheduled to occur on November 25,[masked]:00 PM has been postponed. Please update your plans accordingly. I will be rescheduling the meetup before end of day tomorrow. I apologize for the late notice. The r Stephen W. Nov 25, 2008 11:48 AM
Meetup details changed: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://classics.meetup.com/68/­calendar/9005186/ When: November 25,[masked]:00 PM Where: Elliot Bay Bo Stephen W. Nov 18, 2008 3:13 PM
New Meetup: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Madame Bovary: Our November Meetup When: November 25,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: One reason Stephen W. Oct 21, 2008 2:09 PM
New Meetup: James Joyce's Dubliners: Our October Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: James Joyce's Dubliners: Our October Meetup When: October 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Meetup Description: Thi Stephen W. Sep 22, 2008 2:49 PM
DO RSVP to the September Meetup (West Side) - Sorry for the spam folks. I've updated the September meetup info so that it is now correct. If you want to attend the Seattle meeting, go ahead and RSVP. For the East Side meeting, I'm still waiting for confirmation of my meeting request from the Belle Stephen W. Aug 26, 2008 4:26 PM
New Meetup: Ford Maddox Ford's The Good Soldier: Our September West Side Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Ford Maddox Ford's The Good Soldier: Our September West Side Meetup When: September 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! M Stephen W. Aug 26, 2008 4:24 PM
Don't RSVP to September - The current listing for September is bogus. Please do not RSVP to it. I am deleting that meeting and will have the correct one scheduled by EOD tomorrow. Best regards, Stephen Stephen W. Aug 26, 2008 4:04 PM
Re: [classics-68] Meetings on the East Side - Hi, I know that Jonah's at the Red Lion in Bellevue is very quiet in the evening. Linda On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 1:08 PM, Gary Floyd < Linda Aug 19, 2008 9:42 PM
Re: [classics-68] Meetings on the East Side - Gary F. Aug 19, 2008 1:08 PM
Re: [classics-68] Meetings on the East Side - Gary F. Aug 19, 2008 1:04 PM
Meetings on the East Side - Beginning in September, I would like to begin scheduling monthly meetings to occur on both in Seattle and on the East side. We will, for example, hold a meeting on a book in Seattle one week, then on the East side the next week, or vice versa. I believe Stephen W. Aug 19, 2008 12:58 PM
New Meetup: Portnoy's Complaint: Our August Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Portnoy's Complaint: Our August Meetup When: August 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Martin Amis, Stephen W. Jul 30, 2008 8:34 AM
Our August Meetup - Folks, I'll send out the invite later today for our August meetup. Cheers, Stephen Stephen W. Jul 29, 2008 12:44 PM
Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms: Our July Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://classics.meetup.com/68/­calendar/8121902/ When: July 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Caffe Vita 1 Stephen W. Jun 11, 2008 2:27 PM
Re: [classics-68] Today's Meeting - Preview not available user 6. Jun 10, 2008 1:41 PM
Re: [classics-68] Today's Meeting - Thanks, Rita. On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 1:27 PM, Rita Weinstein < [address removed] > wrote: Stephen W. Jun 10, 2008 1:33 PM
Re: [classics-68] Today's Meeting - Preview not available user 6. Jun 10, 2008 1:27 PM
Today's Meeting - I can point you to the sign that you need to print off. But if no one is able to print off that sign and take it to the meeting, then you guys are on your own in terms of finding each other. Speak now, or forever hold your peace. Stephen W. Jun 10, 2008 1:01 PM
Can Someone Manage Tuesday's Meeting? - Because I am in a class this Tuesday, I must change my RSVP and miss this meetup. Would someone be willing to stand in for me? This would involve mainly: 1. Showing up reasonably on time. 2. Printing off and bringing a sign that enables Stephen W. Jun 8, 2008 9:50 PM
New Meeting: Jack London's Sea Wolf: Our June Meetup - Announcing a new meeting for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Jack London's Sea Wolf: Our June Meetup When: Tuesday, June 10, 7:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meeting Description: Come joi Stephen W. May 13, 2008 3:12 PM
Our June Pick -- And Beyond - Some back in April, I wrote to you asking that you provide me the name of a book you'd like to read. I then arranged those books in the order in which the person selecting joined the meetup. Here's where we stand. Many brilliant selections he Stephen W. May 12, 2008 11:26 AM
Re: [classics-68] Please ignore last message - Folks -- Please pardon the "reply all". My bad. On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Stephen Wood < [address removed] > wrote: Stephen W. Apr 29, 2008 2:28 PM
Re: [classics-68] Please ignore last message - Sure did. That's cool. See you there. On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Rita Weinstein < [address removed] > wrote: Stephen W. Apr 29, 2008 2:27 PM
Re: [classics-68] Please ignore last message - Preview not available user 6. Apr 29, 2008 2:14 PM
Please ignore last message - You probably just received a message that indicates that there's a meetup on Tuesday, May 13. Ignore that message. The meetup is on Monday, May 12. This is a glitch by which Meetup assumes there's a meetup going on every four weeks. I'll loo Stephen W. Apr 29, 2008 2:07 PM
Re: [classics-68] Selecting a Book for June - Preview not available Stephen W. Apr 24, 2008 3:51 PM
RE: [classics-68] Selecting a Book for June - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} How about Jack London's The Sea Wolf user 5. Apr 24, 2008 2:06 PM
RE: [classics-68] Selecting a Book for June - Preview not available chad Apr 23, 2008 2:59 PM
Selecting a Book for June - So I've been going from person to person, one at a time, in the order that you joined the meetup, trying to get you to select a book. That hasn't worked. That was dumb to begin with, come to think of it. So let's do this. Please send me the Stephen W. Apr 23, 2008 2:37 PM
Re: [classics-68] A State of Nature - Preview not available Stephen W. Apr 8, 2008 9:23 AM
RE: [classics-68] A State of Nature - Preview not available chad Apr 8, 2008 8:07 AM
Re: [classics-68] A State of Nature - One other thing: If you all would like to continue this discussion, then we need to change the forum in which we're having it. The reason is that when you post messages to this forum, even people who are uninterested in the topic under Stephen W. Apr 8, 2008 7:55 AM
Re: [classics-68] A State of Nature - Wenonah, I didn't interpret a state of nature at all I interpreted two authors. Those two authors interpreted a state of nature as a negative thing (as you as much as acknowledged below). If you'd like to contend th Stephen W. Apr 7, 2008 11:37 PM
RE: [classics-68] A State of Nature - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } To Stephen I think that you have a misinterpretation of the state of nature. user 4. Apr 7, 2008 11:13 PM
A State of Nature - In our last meetup, in which we discussed Upton Sinclair's The Jungle , the subject of a " state of nature " came up. The state of nature is the harsh natural condition that drives men and women to found civil societies for mutual pr Stephen W. Apr 7, 2008 9:03 PM
New Meeting: To the Lighthouse: Our May Meetup - Announcing a new meeting for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: To the Lighthouse: Our May Meetup When: Monday, May 12, 7:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meeting Description: Along with Prous Stephen W. Mar 18, 2008 10:58 AM
Our April Meetup - Because the Meetup.com organizer software has a mind of it's own, there was a calendar link that indicates we'd be reading Jane Eyre in April. That is completely incorrect. I have tried to delete that link twice, and it refuses to die. So please just ig Stephen W. Mar 18, 2008 10:52 AM
New Meeting: Four Legs Better than Two: Our April Meetup - Announcing a new meeting for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: Four Legs Better than Two: Our April Meetup When: Tuesday, April 8, 7:00 PM Where: (A location for this meeting hasn't been chosen yet) Meeti Stephen W. Feb 26, 2008 10:28 AM
The Jungle: It's Not Too Late! - Dear folks, I'm nearing the end of The Jungle . Wow. What a book. It's far from perfect, but it is also far from boring. I can almost guarantee you that our March meeting will make for some extremely lively discussion. Stephen W. Feb 25, 2008 10:18 AM
Re: [classics-68] An event of interest - Nina, This does sound interesting. Thanks much for sending along. Stephen On Feb 6,[masked]:26 PM, Nina < [address removed] > wrote: Stephen W. Feb 7, 2008 9:17 AM
An event of interest - Hi everyone, As readers of classic literature, you might like to know about an upcoming event at Elliott Bay. On March 4th, the Elliott Bay Book Group will be discussing the Zola novel&nbs Nina Feb 6, 2008 8:26 PM
New Meeting: The Classic Literature Book Club March Meetup - Announcing a new meeting for The Classic Literature Book Club! What: The Classic Literature Book Club March Meetup When: Thursday, March 13, 7:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meeting Description: Stephen W. Feb 1, 2008 2:50 PM
Thank You - Our first meetup was -- for me, at least -- exactly what I'd hoped for: really smart people who love beautiful books enough to have opinions about them. Thank you so much to those of you who came out. Thanks also for your patience with my, u Stephen W. Jan 9, 2008 9:40 PM
Re: [classics-68] Tonight's Meetup - Preview not available user 5. Jan 9, 2008 4:43 PM
Re: [classics-68] Tonight's Meetup - Preview not available MorningStar Jan 9, 2008 4:13 PM
Tonight's Meetup - So I?ve just finished a third time through this book and it becomes, strangely enough, more poignant with successive readings. I can?t wait to get with you all and see what you all made of it. Again, thanks to all of you for joining this meetup and part Stephen W. Jan 9, 2008 4:02 PM
Re: [classics-68] Book Selection and Our February Read - Mara, This is a wonderful choice. I can't wait to read this again. All the best, Stephen On Jan 4,[masked]:2 Stephen W. Jan 4, 2008 9:23 PM
Re: [classics-68] Book Selection and Our February Read - Hey guys! During the holidays I mulled over which book to choose. I wanted something deep yet easy to like, and ever the romantic, a love story. So I chose, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Mara Jan 4, 2008 8:26 PM
Book Selection and Our February Read - Hi, Just wanted to drop you all a note on the process of book selection. Each month, a different member of the group will select the month's book, based on the date on which you joined the meetup. I'll give you a nudge to Stephen W. Jan 4, 2008 4:13 PM
RE: [classics-68] A Question about Timing - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Hi Stephen, I apoligize for not getting in touch with you sooner. I wo Catherine Dec 28, 2007 7:51 AM
Re: [classics-68] A Question about Timing - Yes. The meetup description was updated some days ago. On Dec 20,[masked]:45 PM, Mara < [address removed] > wrote: Stephen W. Dec 20, 2007 2:47 PM
Re: [classics-68] A Question about Timing - Have we decided where we're meeting? Stephen Wood <[address removed]> wrote: Question: is there anyone currently attending o Mara Dec 20, 2007 2:45 PM
Re: [classics-68] A Question about Timing - actuall the 9th works way better for me. Barbara <[address removed]> wrote: Either day is good for me. Barbara Sw Mara Dec 20, 2007 2:42 PM
Re: [classics-68] A Question about Timing - Preview not available user 3. Dec 20, 2007 1:10 PM
A Question about Timing - Question: is there anyone currently attending our January meet-up who would decide NOT to attend if the meet-up were moved to Wednesday, January 9? Thanks much, Stephen Stephen W. Dec 20, 2007 11:18 AM
Book Selection for January 8 Meetup - Dear Classic Book Club Readers, The reading for the January meet up will be The Death of Ivan Ilych. I made this selection based mainly on the fact that this was the only one of the candidate selections to whom no one voiced a strong objectio Stephen W. Dec 9, 2007 9:06 PM
Re: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - Preview not available Stephen W. Dec 9, 2007 9:39 AM
RE: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - user 3. Dec 9, 2007 5:21 AM
RE: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - I live in West Seattle Barbara <[address removed]> wrote: Hello all, And since we get to put our two cents in on Mara Dec 8, 2007 11:22 PM
RE: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - Hi Literature Enthusiasts: Thanks, Barbara, for Dover link. Some are even cheaper than Amazon used books and a good selection too. I live near Green Lake. Jim -----Original Message----- >From: Barbara >Sent: Dec 8, 2 user 5. Dec 8, 2007 9:53 PM
RE: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - Preview not available user 3. Dec 8, 2007 2:53 PM
RE: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - Preview not available user 3. Dec 8, 2007 2:53 PM
Re: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - I'm all for Pride and Prejudice. I haven't read it since high school. It would be nice to read it again. James Munro <[address removed]> wrote: Mara Dec 8, 2007 1:10 PM
RE: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - Preview not available Catherine Dec 8, 2007 1:00 PM
Re: [classics-68] January 8 Book Club Selection - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} Hi All: &n user 5. Dec 8, 2007 10:48 AM
Location for January Meetup? - Hi, If any of you have suggestions for our January meetup, please do feel free to air them. Best regards, Stephen Stephen W. Dec 7, 2007 4:41 PM
January 8 Book Club Selection - Dear folks, For our first meetup, on January 8, I'll be making the selection, but I'd like to get as much consensus as possible around what you'd like to read. So I'm gonna propose a list of possibilities and ask you to pick one. If you don't Stephen W. Dec 7, 2007 12:53 PM

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