We are a book club dedicated to reading and learning about the writers of the twenties, thirties and forties. The main focus is on the Algonquin Round Table group - Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, etc. We also read from other writers of that era such as F Scott Fitzgerald. We meet the first Sunday of every month for happy hour at the Sorrento Hotel in Seattle. It's the closest thing to the Algonquin Hotel that the city has to offer. We also do field trips at times to attend plays written by authors from the group, see classic films or anything that may come up related to our subject material.
2017 saw an admin change...we are spring cleaning the members list and pending requests, to allow room for more members! Still limited to 50, so please join us and join in.
If you're interested in joining our group, we have a Facebook page that I post all information to as well.
This month we will be discussing the book "Ross, the New Yorker and Me" by Jane Grant. She was married to Ross while he was creating his masterpiece and was instrumental in it's early success. An interesting woman in her own right, should prove an interesting story from her point of view. We'll be pairing it with the next selection, "Cast of Characters' that is about the colorful crew that helped Ross create the New Yorker.