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Amtrak service disruption during LA Festival of Books - Hello, It seems that Amtrak service will be disrupted for track work during the LA Festival of Books.  Since it's track work, this will likely effect MetroLink trains as well. (More information is available here:  http://pacificsurfliner.com/ Ken D. Apr 14, 2018 8:01 PM
The LA Festival of Book, April 21 and 22, at USC - Hello all, Just a reminder that the LA Festival of Books is coming up on April 21 and 22.  Here is a link to more info on the festival:  http://events.latimes.com/fest­ivalofbooks/ Cheers, Ken Ken D. Apr 12, 2018 8:52 AM
Reminder - Saturday, March 17 discussion is "Washington Square" by Henry James - I wanted to remind everyone that this book discussion is coming up in about a month. Cheers, Ken Ken D. Feb 13, 2018 8:48 AM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Hello Francesca, Thank you so much for suggesting the book and leading our discussion! Ch Ken D. Feb 6, 2018 5:23 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Thank you for selecting “Dead Souls”. I’m lo Francesca K. Feb 6, 2018 12:09 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Hello all, Sorry I've been offline this weekend. Gogol's Dead So Ken D. Feb 4, 2018 4:46 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - I would vote Gogol's Dead Souls.  A different type of read for me but I'm always up to expanding my boundaries.  I think Ill start with his short story The Overcoat.  Thanks for suggestion. regina Feb 3, 2018 9:11 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - We met Frances at East of Eden.  You missed this one Kevin.  P.S.   I am really enjoying  The Spectator Bird.  See you then. regina Feb 3, 2018 8:08 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Thank you, Kevin, for the feedback. If the book is chosen, I’ll certainly recommend that edition so we’re all on the same page, so to s Francesca K. Feb 3, 2018 7:29 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Hi Francesca We often use various 100 best novels lists but the lists are just a starting point. Dead Souls is definitely a classic, in my opinion. The process of choosing is continuously evolving. Recently, either freque Kevin Feb 3, 2018 7:22 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - An excellent suggestion, by Kevin. Could you recommend a specific translation? I also thought the Ring Lard Francesca K. Feb 3, 2018 4:36 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - I read Dead Souls a very long time ago and remember it as a satire with humorous moments. It would be fun to read it again. It might be useful to pick a specific paperback translation. Kevin Kevin Feb 3, 2018 4:19 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Thanks, Francesca! ------------------------------­-------------- On Sat, 2/3/18, Francesca Kelly wrote: Subject: Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? To: The-Classic Karen R. Feb 3, 2018 3:29 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Thank you for the feedback, Karen! I feel bolstered in nominating a book I’ve researched, but haven’t actually read. If my selection were to be acce Francesca K. Feb 3, 2018 2:19 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - This sounds like a great book. I'm up for reading it. I also vote for this one. ~Alissa On Feb 3, 2018 Alissa Feb 3, 2018 1:50 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - I'll be gone for May meeting but I read Dead Souls long ago and definitely second the nomination! Karen Karen R. Feb 3, 2018 1:40 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Hello Ken and Book Club Members, Regarding your request for funny novels, I submit the following: Francesca K. Feb 3, 2018 12:24 PM
A humorous classic novel for our May discussion? - Any suggestions for a classic humorous novel we can discuss in May? Also, would you like to lead the discussion if your book is selected? Thanks so much! Ken p.s.  Ring Lardner came up at our happy hour discussion this Ken D. Feb 3, 2018 9:56 AM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] Reminder - tickets for Uncle Vanya at the Old Globe need to be purchased by Saturday - Ken, I would like to join the group attending this performan Alan S. Jan 17, 2018 11:10 PM
Reminder - tickets for Uncle Vanya at the Old Globe need to be purchased by Saturday - This is a reminder that if anyone else is interested in seeing Uncle Vanya at the Old Globe on Feb. 24, we need your ticket money by Saturday. We hoped to have a group of ten or more in order to purchase the tickets at the group discount price Ken D. Jan 17, 2018 3:04 PM
September book poll closing August 1 - Just a reminder that the poll for our September book discussion will be closing in a few days.  If you are interested in attending and haven't voted, you can do so here:  https://www.meetup.com/The-Cla­ssics-Book-Club/polls/1251871/­ Cheers, Ken D. Jul 30, 2017 2:40 PM
Meetup details changed: "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner - I've updated the posting for our July meetup to reflect that "The Sound and the Fury" won out in our book poll. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.c Ken D. Jun 5, 2017 11:20 AM
Last chance to vote in the poll! - For our October read we have a poll open with a few options.  Please take the opportunity to express your opinion. Bob P. Aug 14, 2016 11:01 AM
Poll for next Literary Classic book - Hi All, I Bob P. Feb 27, 2016 5:41 PM
Companion Facebook Page - By the way, all, there is a companion Facebook page to this group, to which we'll be tracking relevant, ongoing posts. It's public. Please join to participate.  https://www.facebook.com/group­s/111651555587103/ Bob P. Jan 24, 2016 9:18 AM
New Meetup: Literary Classic for January - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What : Literary Classic for January - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury When Annette Dec 27, 2010 6:01 PM
Literary Classic for November / December - Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky - Join us in discussing parts 1 - 3 of: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky Translation by Constance Garnett Muc Annette Oct 30, 2010 7:06 PM
Re: [The-Classics-Book-Club] New Meetup: Literary Classic for October - Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut - Sorry, it was honor to be there but I have too much in my schedule. Yours, Sohel --- On Fri, 10/1/10, Annette <[address removed]&g sohelcausa Oct 1, 2010 12:48 AM
New Meetup: Literary Classic for October - Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What : Literary Classic for October - Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Wh Annette Sep 30, 2010 8:47 PM
Poll for October's Literary Classic! - Don't forget to vote for October's book here: Literary Classic for October Hope to see you all at a discussion soon! -Annette Annette Sep 22, 2010 8:44 PM
New Meetup: Getting to Know You Dinner at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What : Getting to Know You Dinner at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza When : Wednes Annette Sep 8, 2010 3:57 PM
New Meetup: Literary Classic for August - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What : Literary Classic for August - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee When Annette Aug 1, 2010 3:18 PM
Don't Forget to Vote in this Month's Poll - Lit Classic for August - Vote here for our literary classic for the month of August! Poll Thanks! -Annette Annette Jul 27, 2010 3:28 PM
New Meetup: Literary Classic for June - The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What: Literary Classic for June - The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger When: Saturday, July 31,[masked]:00 PM Where: TBA San Diego, CA 92101 Annette Jun 29, 2010 6:58 PM
Don't Forget to Vote for July's Book - Vote for July's book here: Book Discussion Poll for July This poll is monthly, so don't forget to check back in July for August's poll. Hope to see y Annette Jun 22, 2010 6:59 AM
New Meetup: Literary Classic for June - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What: Literary Classic for June - A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens When: Saturday, June 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Rancho San Diego Library Annette May 29, 2010 8:24 PM
New Meetup: Getting to Know You Dinner at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza - Announcing a new Meetup for "Literary Classics" Book Club! What: Getting to Know You Dinner at Sammy's Woodfired Pizza When: Thursday, June 10,[masked]:00 PM Where: Sammy's Woodfired Pizza 1620 Camino de Annette May 21, 2010 9:36 PM
Don't Forget to Vote for June's Book - Vote for June's book here: Book Discussion Poll for June This poll is monthly, so don't forget to check back in June for July's poll. Hope to see you Annette May 16, 2010 9:57 AM

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