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Houston Montrose Great Books - Election Results - Spring 2017 - Here are the results of our election. 34 ballots were cast. The top six books are: [The Sellout Paul Beatty] [The Master and Margarita Leigh A. Dec 16, 2016 3:21 PM
Houston Montrose Great Books - Vote for Books for Spring 2017 - Please Vote for Books for Spring 2017   Voting is now open to select six books for spring (March-August), 2017. Please click on the link below to open a "Google form" and cast your ballo Leigh A. Dec 2, 2016 12:07 PM
Please Vote for Books for Spring 2017 - (Read this on the web at http://bit.ly/hmgb-1611a )   Please Vote for Books for Spring 2017   Voting is n Leigh A. Nov 25, 2016 8:55 PM
Montrose Great Books - Nominations - FINAL REMINDER - NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON NOVEMBER 15. IF YOU WISH TO NOMINATE A BOOK FOR OUR NEXT PERIOD, PLEASE DO SO NOW. Montrose Great Books - Nominations for Next Reading Period (Spring 2017) Leigh A. Nov 8, 2016 7:57 AM
Nominations for Next Reading Period (Spring 2017) - Montrose Great Books - Nominations for Next Reading Period (Spring 2017) Read on web at http://bit.ly/hmgb-nomdoc   Leigh A. Oct 5, 2016 7:47 PM
Celebration of Literary Discussion - Saturday, October 15 - 2nd Annual Celebration of Literary Discussion Saturday, October 15 You have the cho Leigh A. Sep 6, 2016 10:21 AM
Proposal to limit meeting size: please give feedback - Houston Montrose Great Books is going well, with many "regulars" and new readers attending. We love our new members and encourage you to try us out and come back for more. However, at some point large meetings become less enjoyable and less condu Leigh A. Jul 13, 2016 9:04 AM
Books for Sep 2016 - Feb 2017 - The books are selected and meetups scheduled for our next reading period beginning in September. See them on the Meetup group at http://www.meetup.com/HoustonM­ontroseGreatBooks/#upcoming (Click "More Meetups" to see them all, through Fe Leigh A. Jul 12, 2016 9:29 PM
Book Selections for Fall, 2016 - The votes are in, and here are the results: We will be reading the following books, beginning in September 2016. The books are listed in alphabetical order; the schedule of reading will be announced later. The links take you to Amazon.com for m Leigh A. Jun 16, 2016 8:27 AM
VOTE ON BOOKS FOR THE NEXT READING PERIOD - If you have not cast your vote, please do so. The voting ends on May 31. (If you have already cast your vote and wish to change, you may replace it by casting a totally new ballot.) Note that I am out of town, so a Leigh A. May 25, 2016 7:43 PM
Reminder: Please VOTE on books for next reading period - VOTE ON BOOKS FOR THE NEXT READING PERIOD May 1-31: Vote on nominations June 1: Winning books added to the  Reading Leigh A. May 14, 2016 7:10 PM
Please VOTE on books for next reading period - VOTE ON BOOKS FOR THE NEXT READING PERIOD May 1-31: Vote on nominations June 1: Winning books added to the  Reading List Leigh A. May 4, 2016 8:39 PM
Please Nominate Books for Our Next Reading Period - Quick Take: Submit your nominations in April. Vote in May. Selected readings announced in June. NOMINATE BOOKS FOR THE NEXT READING PERIOD April 1-30: Nominations open May 1-31: Vote o Leigh A. Apr 16, 2016 2:44 PM
Houston Great Books Workshop: A Better Book Club (For Beginners!) - Last night Wendy described this upcoming workshop. Here are more details. You can also subscribe to the Great Books Council newsletter or browse the website at  http://www.houstongreatbooks.n­et/ - Leigh A. Apr 8, 2016 9:23 AM
Please Nominate Books for Our Next Reading Period - Quick Take: Submit your nominations in April. Vote in May. Selected readings announced in June. NOMINATE BOOKS FOR THE NEXT READING PERIOD April 1-30: Nominations open May 1-31: Vote o Leigh A. Apr 1, 2016 6:30 PM
The Kids’ Reading Room - I received this from: Lauren Tennet 11:39 AM Sent from Great Books Memorial Book Club Hi there, My name is Lauren Tennet and I’m reaching out on behalf of The Kids’ Rea Leigh A. Feb 24, 2016 8:10 AM
Michele C. accident - Long time Montrose Great Books member and former organizer Michele C. had a accident (broken leg, ouch!) that kept her from our last meeting. If you know Michele, you might want to wish her well. You can message her through Meetup at Leigh A. Jan 8, 2016 1:27 PM
Book selections and meeting schedule confirmed through August 2016 - We have confirmed books, meeting dates, and discussion leaders through August of 2016. You can find them on the website with the links below: Reading List: ht Leigh A. Dec 4, 2015 8:40 AM
Books Selected for Next Period - Books Selected for Next Period The votes are final, and I've added six new books to our Reading List. You can view the new list here: Leigh A. Nov 30, 2015 9:35 PM
One Week left to Vote on Books - VOTING OPEN FOR NEXT READING PERIOD Members may now vote on books for the next reading period. We are taking ballots until the end of November . The final selection will be announced by the December meeting. You ma Leigh A. Nov 21, 2015 7:52 AM
Vote on books for next reading period - VOTING OPEN FOR NEXT READING PERIOD Members may now vote on books for the next reading period. We are taking ballots  until the end of November . The final selection will be announced by the December meeti Leigh A. Nov 1, 2015 4:21 PM
Last chance: Nominate books for next reading period - Quick Take : Nominations open until October 31. Voting begins in November. Selected readings announced in December. Our Leigh A. Oct 30, 2015 3:58 PM
Please Nominate Books for Our Next Reading Period - Quick Take: Submit your nominations in October. Vote in November. Selected readings announced in December. Our r Leigh A. Oct 19, 2015 12:46 PM
Celebration of Literary Discussion - Houston Great Books is hosting a day of discussions and workshops. All sessions are open to the public. See  Leigh A. Oct 5, 2015 8:52 PM
Please Nominate Books for Our Next Reading Period - Nominating Books for Our Next Reading Period Quick Take: Submit your nominations in October. Vote in November. Selected readings announced in December. Our Leigh A. Oct 2, 2015 12:02 PM
Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa to speak at Rice Oct. 31 - The following free event may be of interest to our members: Nobel laureate Mario Var Leigh A. Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM
Nominating Books for Our Next Reading Period - Nominating Books for Our Next Reading Period Quick Take: Submit your nominations in October. Vote in November. Selected readings announced in December. Our Leigh A. Sep 28, 2015 5:33 PM
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe [led by Yasmin] - We hope to see you at our next meeting. http://www.meetup.com/HoustonM­ontroseGreatBooks/events/22220­9981/ Thursday, October 1, 2015 6:00 PM Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe   Things Fall Apart tells t Leigh A. Sep 4, 2015 9:47 AM
The Unvanquished by William Faulkner -- Thursday, September 3,[masked]:00 PM - See you at The Unvanquished by William Faulkner [led by Wendy] Freed-Montrose Library Thursday, September 3, 2015 Leigh A. Aug 28, 2015 3:01 PM
Reminder - Sep 3 - The Unvanquished by William Faulkner [led by Wendy] - Thursday, September 3, 2015 The Unvanquished by William Faulkner Set in Mississippi during the Civil War and Reconstruction, THE UNVANQUISHED focuses on the Sartoris family, who, with their code of person Leigh A. Aug 14, 2015 4:32 PM
Upcoming Books - Greetings! Leigh will be taking over as organizer and I will be the lucky one who just has to read the books.  I am setting up the first couple of months' selections and Leigh will be organizing the rest of the year.  His official "term" star Michele C. Jun 26, 2015 6:14 PM
Meeting Reminder -- Thursday, 6pm, July 2 - Please join us for the next meeting of the Houston Montrose Great Books Club Thursday, 6pm, July 2, Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library, 4100 Montrose, Houston, Texas[masked] Leigh A. Jun 26, 2015 10:13 AM
Need Your Help with Older Emails - Need Your Help with Older Emails Houston Montrose Great Books formerly used Google Groups to send club announcements to about ninety people. The group is n Leigh A. Jun 15, 2015 11:36 AM
The Elegance of the Hedgehog will be discussed tomorrow - Remember that we will also be voting on books for the coming year so bring a writing instrument and ballot.  Leigh is graciously handling the election because I will be at my son's high school graduation. Regards, Michele Michele C. Jun 3, 2015 10:33 PM
Where the wrong books probably came from - Dear Group, A couple of people have gotten the wrong books to read recently.  I've done some searching, and I think they got them from www.houstonbookclubs.org .  This site is the personal property Michele C. May 22, 2015 9:49 AM
Ballot for book selection[masked] - On behalf of Michele, I am attaching the Ballot and also inserting the text below. Please forward your response directly to Michele at  [address removed] . DO NOT REPLY TO THIS LI Leigh A. May 20, 2015 4:21 PM
Fwd: A new great books program at UT! - I received this from the main Great Books office and am passing it along. Regards, Michele Michele C. May 15, 2015 10:33 AM
Oops - Well, the Meet up people told me I could attach the ballot that way, but it didn't quite work, it looks like. I will try the other way they suggested. Michele Michele C. May 14, 2015 6:01 PM
Our Ballot - Dear Group, We will be voting at next month's meeting and I wanted to give you time to think about the selections. The Ballot is attached. I wi Michele C. May 14, 2015 5:44 PM
REMOVING YOUR NAME FROM THE LIST & NEW SELECTIONS- BOOKCLUB - If you wish to stop receiving Montrose Great Books Club mailings, you will either need to do it yourself or send me an email at [address removed] for me to do it for you.  Now is a great time to come back t Michele C. May 12, 2015 1:06 PM
August Meeting and Book Selections - Dear Group, I was outvoted on the August meeting , and a number of people want one, so we will Michele C. May 8, 2015 2:53 PM
Fwd: Spring Newsletter - Michele C. May 1, 2015 9:50 PM
Next year's Books - Need suggestions - I think we are going to skip meeting in August, as the group was tiny that month.  Therefore, if we're going to avoid the problem where I  just "pick" a book while we are getting our list together (that didn't work out so well...) we need to get star Michele C. Apr 30, 2015 10:21 AM
Charles will lead the discussion of Harvest next Thursday. - Charles will lead the discussion of Harvest May 7th at 6 p.m. at the Freed Library.  Come and join us! Michele Michele C. Apr 30, 2015 10:11 AM
Will attend! - On Feb 27, 2015, at 12:17 PM, Michele Chimene wrote: David M. Feb 27, 2015 3:05 PM
Remember Discussion of Sons and Lovers next Thursday! - Please remember that we will be discussing Sons and Lovers, led by Steve Sims, next Thursday, March 5th at 6 p.m. at the Freed Library.  If you could please RSVP, it will help me make correct reservations for the Black Lab.  Thank you! Regard Michele C. Feb 27, 2015 12:17 PM
Houston Great Books Goes to MFA - Sat Feb 28th Houston Great Books (not our club) will stage an event at MFA: :Art and Vanitas"  Free parking across the street.  Meet in Farish Studio at 9:30 a.m.; reading list mailed after you RSVP.  RSVP at [address removed]. Regards, Michele C. Feb 17, 2015 11:11 AM
Brideshead Revisited, Thursday, Feb 5th - Just a reminder that David will lead the discussion of Brideshead Revisited at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb 5th.  (i.e. next week)  I'm sending out the reminder a little early because I have two briefs due in the next two days. Regards, Mi Michele C. Jan 27, 2015 9:54 AM
CHANGE OF VENUE _ TOMORROW's MEETING - Alice emailed me and told me the library called her and told her we could not use a room tomorrow.  (I had called them earlier and they told me it was o.k.)  Rather than cancel, I am moving the meeting to the left-side room at the Black Lab Pub at 6p Michele C. Jan 7, 2015 10:57 PM
Weather report - I was asked if we could reschedule because tomorrow's weather is going to be rather cold.  However, there are NO ROOMS available after 6 p.m. for the whole next week.  Therefore, we will meet tomorrow at 6p.m. to discuss Moby Dick.  BUNDLE UP and I Michele C. Jan 7, 2015 2:16 PM
Early Reminder: Moby Dick - I'm sending this out early because of the holiday.  I will be leading a discussion of Moby Dick on Jan 8th.  This book collected the most number of votes when we voted on what to read, so come even if you haven't finished the tome -there's certainly Michele C. Dec 30, 2014 9:00 PM
Reminder for December - A couple of people have asked me to resend the links for next month's reading.  They are: The yellow wallpaper by Gilman: http://www.gutenberg.org/files­/1952/1952-h/1952-h.htm Michele C. Nov 7, 2014 8:39 AM
Wendy has selected the December stories - We are still discussing All Quiet on the Western Front in November, but for those who like to know early, Wendy has selected the stories we will discuss in December.  They are: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, which can be fou Michele C. Oct 28, 2014 7:35 PM
Our Election - We've had our election and selected a number of titles that I trust will please you all.  The top four vote-getters were:  All Quiet of the Western Front (9 votes); For Whom the Bell Tolls (8 votes); Harvest (7 votes); and Brideshead Revisted, Moby D Michele C. Oct 3, 2014 12:27 PM
Oct 2nd - VOTING & REmember Ben Clayton Led by Wendy! - THIS is the meeting you don't want to miss.  We will be voiting first, so that we all know what book we are reading next month.  Then Wendy will lead a lively discussion on Remember Ben Clayton.  Attend even if you haven't read the book.  It will b Michele C. Sep 24, 2014 9:35 PM
Re: [Montrose-Great-Books] I have put together a voting list of the books submitted so far. - This is what I have so far. Please think about what major prize-winners you have read that are SHORTER and pass them on. Thanks. Michele --- lyndseyrabon@gmail.c Michele C. Sep 5, 2014 11:31 AM
Book Club Voting - We are voting on our future books at next month's meeting - Oct 2nd.  I am still waiting for people to give me a few more good suggestions for SHORTER works to fit in between all the long books that have been suggested.  Then a voting list will be av Michele C. Sep 5, 2014 10:57 AM
The Lovely Bones by Alice Seybold will be discussed by Michele at 6 pm Sept 4 - Please join us at Freed Library at 6 p.m. on this Thursday for a discussion of The Lovely Bones and stay for social hour at the Black Lab Pub afterwards.  Sorry for the late notice - my worklife is a little chaotic right now. Michele Michele C. Sep 1, 2014 6:30 PM
Re: [Montrose-Great-Books] I have put together a voting list of the books submitted so far. - Hi Michele,   I'd like to see the list. Thank you!   Lyndsey   [masked] Lyndsey Jul 18, 2014 4:10 PM
I have put together a voting list of the books submitted so far. - Meetup does not seem to allow me to add attachments, so I cannot send it with the meetup list.  If you email me or phone me your email,[masked], I will send you the list.  We are heavy on VERY long selections so far, so if there are any SHORT wo Michele C. Jul 15, 2014 6:24 PM
NEXT BOOK - Dear Book Club Members, I am having some technical glitches taking over from Alice on the postings.  We need EVERYONE to send in their suggestions for books to read to [address removed], [address removed] and michele at montroseb Michele C. Jul 5, 2014 8:34 PM
July 4th Discussion: Religious Freedom Restoration Act - http://us6.campaign-archive1.c­om/?u=ce3b1803d8&id=8f3e0e­5feb&e=dbc56c0c84 Alice A. Jul 1, 2014 10:36 PM
Book Discussion Montrose library. July 3rd, A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain - Below is a message from Michelle who has agreed to help in this transition to a new setup for Montrose Great Books where I am no longer organizer.  It has been a great "run" but time now for me to move on.   Please send any replies Alice A. Jun 27, 2014 9:29 PM
Fwd: The Grand Seduction Movie Screening - Hi everyone - Occasionally we get free tickets when there is a movie promotion. So read the info below and if you are interested send me an email with your full name and which showing you would like to attend (June 10th at Edwards or June 17th at Alice A. Jun 6, 2014 11:58 AM
Book Discussion - Thursday June 5th - Montrose Library - 6pm - LIGHT IN AUGUST by William Faulkner - Hi everyone - We will meet next week on Thursday, June 5th from 6pm to 7:45pm to discuss LIGHT IN AUGUST, by William Faulkner. Ruthie will lead the discussion. As always, those who wish to socialize after the discussion will meet up at the B Alice A. May 30, 2014 1:10 AM
Fwd: Nominations for book club - Hi everyone - I'm forwarding an email from Will. FYI - The group will not be able to continue without having the room. David, if you are interested or if anyone else is interested in signing the room reservation with the Library that currently t Alice A. May 23, 2014 9:03 AM
Still time to read stories - here are correct URL's for SWIMMER and ENORMOUS ROOM - Hi everyone - I seem to be having trouble posting and emailing the correct URL for downloading Cheever short stories for Thursday night (tomorrow night) - May 1, 2014.  These are really short IF you have the right text to read. So if y Alice A. Apr 30, 2014 5:40 PM
Re: [Montrose-Great-Books] Book Discussion - April 3 - Montrose Library at 6pm - HENDERSON THE RAIN KING by Saul Bellow - Hi Alice, I can share the running with someone else, because of travel this year and maybe hospitalization next. David. On Mar 28, 2014, at 10:56 AM, Alice Aman wrote: > Hi everyone - > > Next week, on Thursday April 3rd, we will be disc David M. Mar 28, 2014 11:59 AM
Book Discussion - April 3 - Montrose Library at 6pm - HENDERSON THE RAIN KING by Saul Bellow - Hi everyone - Next week, on Thursday April 3rd, we will be discussing HENDERSON THE RAIN KING by Saul Bellow at the Freed Montrose Library from 6pm to 7:45pm. Will is leading the discussion. Afterwards, everyone is invited to join many of us Alice A. Mar 28, 2014 10:55 AM
Asking for one or two volunteers to handle our May election and to permanently take over Montrose book group starting in August. - Hi everyone! I will no longer be organizer for the Montrose Great Books after July 2014. I need a break and since I don't know exactly how long the break needs to be, I am simplifying things by basically dropping out. And before July, I need at lea Alice A. Mar 4, 2014 3:12 PM
Book Discussion - Feb 6th - Freed Montrose Library - MIDDLEMARCH by George Elliot - Hi everyone, We will meet next Thursday, Feb 6th from 6-8pm at Freed Montrose Library to discuss MIDDLEMARCH by George Elliot. Marcella will lead the discussion. And as always, for those who want to socialize, we will meet afterwards at the Bl Alice A. Jan 30, 2014 10:17 PM
Book Discussion - Thurs Dec 5th 6pm - Montrose Library - BABYLON REVISITED and WINTER DREAMS by F. Scott Fitzgerald - Hi Everyone - Our monthly book discussion is coming up next week at Freed-Montrose Library, 6pm on Thursday, December 5th. We'll be discussing two short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald: BABYLON REVISITED and WINTER DREAMS. I added this second sho Alice A. Nov 29, 2013 10:21 PM
FYI - Second short story added to December book discussion - Winter Dreams by Fitzgerald along with Babylon Revisited - Hi everyone-- GREAT DISCUSSION last Thursday on Germinal by Zola! Thanks. As I mentioned, I am adding a second short story to the list for discussion on December 5th. Both stories can be downloaded or if you'd rather, you can purchase a collecti Alice A. Nov 11, 2013 12:04 AM
Updated reading list with new titles from recent election - Preview not available Alice A. Aug 13, 2013 8:46 PM
Book list being voted on tonight at Montrose Library - updated with two more long books. Please review if you have a chance. - Hi everyone -   I just updated the ballot for tonight's election at 6pm at Freed-Montrose Library at our Montrose Great Books discussion.  Sorry for the delay. You can view it at:         Alice A. Aug 1, 2013 1:04 PM
Book Discussion - Thursday June 6th at 6pm at Montrose Library - BELOVED by Toni Morrison - Hi everyone - Next week on Thursday, June 6th at 6pm at the Houston Freed Montrose Library, we will meet to discuss BELOVED by Toni Morrision. Nicole is leading the discussion. Also, in August, in addition to discussing THE SOUND AND THE FURY Alice A. May 31, 2013 12:57 AM
Book Discussion - May 2nd is correct date for Thursday next week - Montrose Library 6pm - Correction for anyone who might be confused.  I put the correct date for our discussion of A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA  in the subject which is May 2nd next week.  But in the text of the message, I put April 27th (tomorrow) as the date - wrong - that is for th Alice A. Apr 26, 2013 7:53 PM
Book Discussion - Thursday May 2nd at Houston Montrose Library at 6pm - HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA by Richard Hughes - Hi everyone -  Next week, on Thursday, April 27th at 6pm, we will meet at the Houston Freed Montrose Library to discuss A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA by Richard Hughes.  Will is leading the discussion.  An Alice A. Apr 26, 2013 5:55 PM
Book Discussion - Thurs April 4 6-8pm - Freed Montrose Library - SATURDAY by McEwan - plus NEWS update from the Houston Great Books Council - Hi everyone -- Next week on Thursday, April 4th from 6pm-8pm, we will discuss SATURDAY by Ian McEwan at the Freed Montrose Library in the downstairs conference room.  Charles will be leading the discussion. Alice A. Mar 28, 2013 11:36 PM
NEUROMANCER by Gibson - Book Discussion - March 7 at 6pm Houston Freed Montrose Library - Hi everone ! I almost forget to remind everyone that we will meet next Thursday, March 7th at 6pm at Houston-Freed Montrose library to discuss NEUROMANCER by William Gibson. Wendy will lead the discussion. As always, socializng afterwards at Alice A. Mar 1, 2013 11:50 PM
Book Discussion - Feb 7th 6pm -Freed Montrose Library-ALL THE KING'S MEN by Robert Penn Warren plus new book list and Feb 16 event info Hi everyone - - Hi everyone - We have a discussion next week on Thurs Feb 7th at 6pm at Freed Montrose Library. Book title is ALL THE KING'S MEN by Robert Penn Warren. Marcella is leading the discussion. Below is our reading list that includes the new titles Alice A. Jan 31, 2013 2:53 PM
Fwd: Special Event - Houston Great Books Council at the Museum of Fine Arts - plus updated book list for Montrose Great Books - Preview not available Alice A. Jan 15, 2013 6:22 PM
Book discussion next Thurs Dec 6th at 6pm - CAT'S CRADLE by Kurt Vonnegut - Hi everyone, Hope everyone had a nice Thanksiving. We will meet next week on Thurs Dec 6th at 6pm at Houston Freed Montrose Library to discuss CAT'S CRADLE by Kurt Vonnegut. We also will vote on new books for April through September 2013. The Alice A. Nov 29, 2012 6:11 PM
Book Discussion - Thursday - Nov 1st at 6pm - Freed Montrose Library - THE END OF THE AFFAIR by Graham Greene - Hi everyone - We are meeting next week on Thursday, Nov 1 at 6pm our usual place, the Houston Freed Montrose Library to discuss THE END OF THE AFFAIR by Graham Greene. Will is leading the discussion. Those of us interested in socializing wil Alice A. Oct 26, 2012 10:41 PM
Book Discussion - Thurs Oct 4th 6pm at Freed Montrose Library - short stories by Bradbury and O'Connor - Hi everyone -- We'll be meeting next Thursday, October 4th at 6pm at Freed Montrose library in the downstairs conference toom to discuss two short stories. The stories will be used by Wendy to show us ways to improve our discussions and provide ti Alice A. Sep 28, 2012 11:54 PM
Book Discussion - Houston Freed Montrose Library - Sept 6th - 6pm AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD by Ishiguro - Hi everyone - We'll be meeting on this Thursday - Sept 6th - to discuss AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD by Kazuo Ishiguro. I'll be leading the discussion at the Houston Freed Montrose Library in the downstairs conference room starting at 6pm. At Alice A. Sep 1, 2012 3:14 PM
Book Discussion - Thurs August 2nd - 6pm at Houston Freed Montrose Library - THE CONFIDENCE MAN by Melville - Hi everyone -- We will be meeting next Thursday, August 2nd at 6pm in the downstairs conference room of the Houston Freed Montrose Library to discuss THE CONFIDENCE MAN by Herman Melville. Will will lead the discussion. After the discussion at 8pm, Alice A. Jul 26, 2012 11:21 PM
Updated Reading List for Montrose Great Books discussions through March 2013 - Hi everyone - I seem to be excelling at typographical errors lately so please don't hesitate to send me a correction if you see one that you think needs to be made. Haven't updated everywhere yet but HAVE made changes to our list on our website at Alice A. Jun 13, 2012 1:48 PM
Betty Bell has passed away - a Houston Great Books iconic figure - Preview not available Alice A. Jun 11, 2012 12:20 AM
Book Discussion - final ballot online for June 7th - corrected link plus notice about July 4h event sponsored by Houston Great Books Council - Hi everyone -- One additional title has been added to the ballot (which is now closed) for Thursday making it a total of 8 titles. Ballot available on-line (corrected since I last posted this link) at: http://www.houstonbookclubs.or­g/Montrose/bal Alice A. Jun 4, 2012 12:43 AM
Book Discussion Thurs June 7th - 6-8pm - Houston Freed Montrose Library - A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS by Naipaul - Hi everyone -- Next Thurs 6pm-8pm, we will discuss A HOUSE FOR MR BISWAS by Naipaul in the downstairs conference room of the Freed Montrose Library. Jim will lead the discussion. Also, we will elect 5 new book titles during the course of the mee Alice A. May 31, 2012 11:26 PM
Need titles for election next month - also, not too late for HGBC Printing Museum event this Saturday - Hi everyone - Time to send in your candidates for the election of new books. The election is at our next meeting on Thurs June 7th when we will also be discussing A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS by Naipaul. Anyone who has attended twice may submit up Alice A. May 16, 2012 11:46 AM
Book Discussion May 3rd 6pm Houston Freed Montrose Library - LETTERS FROM THE EARTH by Mark Twain, plus news - Hi everyone -- We will meet next Thursday, May 3rd at 6pm in the Houston Freed Montrose library downstairs conference room to discuss an essay collection by Mark Twain. It consists of a prologue and eleven letters reputed (by Twain) to be written Alice A. Apr 26, 2012 9:50 PM
cover jackets for LOLITA - interesting article - Hi everyone -- Enjoyed the discussion last night very much though the book, LOLITA covers a very difficult subject as everyone seemed to agree. From Will: "Here's an interesting article on "Lolita" cover jackets that I thought you might like Alice A. Apr 6, 2012 10:50 AM
Book Discussion - Thurs April 5th 6-8pm at Houston Freed Montrose Library - LOLITA by Vladimir Nabokov - Preview not available Alice A. Mar 29, 2012 9:39 PM
Book Discussion March 1st 6pm at Houston Freed Montrose Library - DARKNESS AT NOON by Arthur Koestler - Hi everyone! We will meet next Thursday, March 1st in the downstairs conference room at Houston Freed Montrose Library at 6pm to discuss DARKNESS AT NOON by Arthur Koestler. Jim will lead the discussion. After the discussion at or around 8pm, tho Alice A. Feb 23, 2012 10:55 PM
Book Discussion - Thursday Feb 2nd 6pm - Houston Freed Montrose Library - downstairs conference room - THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH by Saul Bellow - Hi everyone - Next Thursday, Feb 2nd, at 6pm at Houston Freed Montrose library in the downstairs conference room, we will discuss THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH by Saul Bellow. Jean will be leading the discussion. For those interested in sociali Alice A. Jan 26, 2012 11:13 PM
New and/or special activities coming up for Houston Great Books Council and affiliated groups - Hi everyone - Lots of stuff going on! Please note that the GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION WORKSHOP is being held THIS COMING SATURDAY. Not too late to reserve a space. More info on how to do that at http://www.houstonbookclubs.or­g/HoustonGreatBooks/wor Alice A. Jan 17, 2012 10:07 PM

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