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Title poll - I was reminded today we don't have the next books set up yet, so we will start with James's "Daisy Miller" next month (very short!). If you want to vote in the poll, do so before noon next Sunday, and I'll fill in the next months on the calendar. Catherine Jul 9, 2017 2:22 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Chopin - The Awakening - Chopin - The Awakening, scheduled to occur on Sunday, January 8,[masked]:00:00 PM -05:00 has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Catherine Jan 7, 2017 4:22 PM
Next book poll - Dear readers, The next poll is up! Vote before next Sunday, and I'll schedule the next six meetups. Catherine Catherine Nov 13, 2016 2:39 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Triangle Classics: Our 100 first lines! - This is so neat! Thanks, Joel! I am sorry to miss it. Are you going to post the answers? On Sun, Oct 2, 2016 at 10:57 PM, Bob Whaley < Jen Oct 4, 2016 12:37 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Triangle Classics: Our 100 first lines! - Wonderful. Marvelous. Thanks for sharing. On Oct 2,[masked]:38 PM, "Catherine" < [address removed] > Bob W. Oct 2, 2016 10:42 PM
Triangle Classics: Our 100 first lines! - To commemorate our 100th meetup, Joel has put together a quiz! Let's work on it collectively next weekend :) Thanks, Joel! Catherine Match these first lines with the 100 books we ha Catherine Oct 2, 2016 4:38 PM
Meetup fees - Hi everyone! I'll be paying the meetup fees again in August. As we're steadily below 50 active members, I've switched to a cheaper plan (and got a discount!), so the next six months will only be $59.94. Any contributions would be welcome, but r Catherine Jul 29, 2016 4:02 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Lolita meetup at 12pm? - laurel d. Jul 14, 2016 3:11 PM
Lolita meetup at 12pm? - Dear all, I just called to book the room for next month, and someone else has our time slot from 1-3pm! Don't blame me; they wouldn't have let me book it before today ;) I booked for 12-1pm instead. We will probably have lots to say, bu Catherine Jul 14, 2016 2:26 PM
Riders in the Chariot - Hi all, I just discovered I now have two copies of the Patrick White novel! If anyone wants it, it can be yours for the low, low price of $5 (it was $5.22 from Amazon). Catherine Catherine May 10, 2016 4:16 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Title poll - Thanks for this! We've been doing this for so long, the polls are getting more and more obscure - but that's a good thing :) Sent from my iP Catherine Apr 26, 2016 7:32 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Title poll - Hi All, I thought it might help others as well as me if I had a list with links to information about each title. So here goes. Peg G. Apr 26, 2016 6:51 PM
Title poll - Hi all, The next title poll is online, so do remember to vote. I'll put the next selections on the calendar next week, with the shortest title in June. Catherine Catherine Apr 26, 2016 8:36 AM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Next title poll - Linda F. Apr 14, 2016 4:44 PM
Next title poll - Hi folks, It's time to suggest title for the next poll. Come to this Sunday's meetup armed with ideas, or email me if you can't make it! Catherine Catherine Apr 8, 2016 8:46 PM
January meetup - Someone else has the room at 2pm, so I booked us in from 12:30-2pm. Remember to sign up for "Good Wives" if you're interested! Catherine   Catherine Dec 13, 2015 2:44 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Catherine, can you post it?  I will put a reminder in my phone to call Starbucks a month ahead. On Friday, November 13, 2015, Peg Gjertsen < [address removed] > wrote: Jenna J. Nov 15, 2015 11:58 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Works for me. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 13, 2015, at 11:05 AM, Jenna Jordan < ext Peg G. Nov 13, 2015 9:58 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Works for me--thanks! Linda On Nov 13, 2015, at 11:06 AM Linda F. Nov 13, 2015 12:19 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Does January 3rd work for everyone? On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Catherine < [address removed] > wrote: Jenna J. Nov 13, 2015 11:05 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Hi Jenna, It's very easy to book; call[masked] and ask for the community room. The only snag is you have to wait until one numerical month before the date you want, e.g. Dec 3rd to book for Jan 3rd. Let me kn Catherine Nov 12, 2015 7:06 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Catherine - Did you want to set this up at Starbucks? (I'm assuming there is a formal reservation for the room).  Or, I'm happy to host.  I am across from Middle Creek Park in Apex. Roger - I'm not sure if y Jenna J. Nov 12, 2015 1:20 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Do you have to read the Little Women first or is it stand-alone? I don't think I have ever read the first part, but I could be wrong. I'm going to try to do more reading in the coming months and attend the meetups, but things are very busy at the mo Roger A. Nov 11, 2015 6:10 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Sounds good to me, too. Peg On 11/11/2 Peg G. Nov 11, 2015 4:03 PM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Linda F. Nov 11, 2015 1:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Sounds good to me! Catherine Donleycott Catherine D Nov 11, 2015 12:59 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup WePay - Would anyone in the group be interested in an additional easy holiday read?  I like to read Little Women around Christmas, but I thought I would try Good Wives this year. Thought that might be a good fit for the group since it's a classic author and Jenna J. Nov 8, 2015 12:21 AM
Meetup WePay - Folks, I'm trying to close the group's WePay account, but Meetup makes that difficult. For every $10 donation through their system, they take $1.25, which seems like a total rip-off to me. We're already paying more than enough in dues for simpl Catherine Oct 1, 2015 9:40 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Rearranging the schedule, etc. - An English professor, Rand Brandes, at Lenoir-Rhyne College lives across from my mother outside of Hickory in western NC. He authored a book about Seamus Heaney and the poet visited him on occasion. My mother sometimes tells stories about the commotion ac Roger A. Jun 15, 2015 9:05 AM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Rearranging the schedule, etc. - Linda F. Jun 15, 2015 12:34 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Rearranging the schedule, etc. - Loving by Henry Green On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 3:59 PM, laurel drobits < [address removed] > joel m. Jun 14, 2015 8:44 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Rearranging the schedule, etc. - Catherine, Jorge Amado: Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon Seamus Hean laurel d. Jun 14, 2015 3:59 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Rearranging the schedule, etc. - Catherine, Seamus Heaney's rendering of Beowulf and Amado's Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon. laurel d. Jun 14, 2015 3:44 PM
Rearranging the schedule, etc. - Hi folks, Tolstoy style, I have three things to write about: 1) Due to another booking, I had to book the room from 12:30-2pm in July, just to make sure we have time to discuss Moon Tiger . Arriving at 1pm is no problem. Catherine Jun 14, 2015 3:07 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] May meetup - Ir would be OK for mew on Mother's Day. My children are all out of town and I don't have anything special to do. I will do what the group decides. Thanks. Ruth Slates ------------------------------­-------------- On Tue, 4/14/15, Catherine Ruth S. Apr 15, 2015 9:30 AM
May meetup - Dear all, The May meetup will be on Mother's Day. Would that prevent any of you from attending? If so, would the 3rd or the 17th be better? I'll put a thread on the discussion board and we can negotiate on there. Catherine   Catherine Apr 14, 2015 6:42 PM
Title poll - Greetings all, I'll be away next weekend, but plan to update the calendar before I leave. Please vote on the next titles by Wednesday at 5pm (if you haven't already done so). The poll is under the "More" tab. Catherine   Catherine Oct 5, 2014 6:17 PM
Next title poll - Thanks to everyone for another great discussion today! The next title poll is up, under the "More" tab. Rate the options from 1-10 and we'll read the top six. Catherine Catherine Feb 9, 2014 2:53 PM
Porter, the next reading poll, and dues - Pale Horse, Pale Rider is a collection of three stories, and we'll be discussing all three for February (my edition is 208 pages). I'll be collecting titles for the next poll in February; bring ideas or email me titles if you won't mak Catherine Jan 12, 2014 3:10 PM
Meetup details changed: Vanity Fair - By popular demand today, we've switched the Gogol and Thackeray readings, so I've updated the calendar. It's also time to start thinking about the next title poll, so come prepared or email me titles if you can't make the meetups. Cathe Catherine Aug 11, 2013 2:58 PM
New title poll - I've put up a poll to see what we'll be reading after Balzac next month. Please check in (under the "More" tab) and cast your votes! Catherine Catherine Mar 10, 2013 7:08 PM
Next two titles are switched! - Readers, We decided today to keep the schedule as it is, but to switch the Garcia Marquez and Hardy, so here's the line-up: June 10th, 1pm: Chronicle of a Death Foretold July 8th, 1pm: Return of the Native Catherine Catherine May 20, 2012 2:52 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup carpool and title suggestions - Thank you! That sounds good - tell me if that is the best spot - I am in Carrboro, and will go wherever is best for the meet - ricky g. Jan 7, 2012 2:07 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup carpool and title suggestions - Hi Ricky, I go past Meadowmont to get onto I40. How about the Harris Teeter car park? I usually leave at about 1:20pm. Catherine On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 9:28 AM, ricky garni < Catherine Jan 7, 2012 11:50 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup carpool and title suggestions - Yea! I would love to car pool with you. I live in Carrboro, and so I can meet you in the general area (C/CH) ricky g. Jan 7, 2012 9:28 AM
Meetup carpool and title suggestions - Fellow Readers, I drive to our meetups from Chapel Hill (most months), so if anyone wants to carpool from CH or Carrboro we could arrange a pickup point. Just let me know if you'd be interested. It's also time for us to Catherine Jan 7, 2012 9:10 AM
New title and day polls - Dear readers, I've put up some selections for the next few months on the meetup site, as well as a new poll to see which day would work better for the most people. It still looks as if that Starbucks is a good location. Thanks! Catherine Aug 6, 2011 5:13 PM
Books for 2011 - It's that time again, book fans! Send me title suggestions for the spring and summer by the end of November, and I'll put a selection to the vote next month. Catherine Catherine Nov 14, 2010 6:48 PM
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Re: [bookclub-1759] CH Library sale this weekend - Pittsboro Library will also have one later this month: http://www.pittsborolibraryfri­ends.org/booksaleindex.htm On Sat, Aug 28, 2010 at Catherine Aug 28, 2010 10:30 AM
CH Library sale this weekend - Here's a link to their page: http://friendschpl.org/activit­ies/booksales/ Catherine Catherine Aug 28, 2010 8:22 AM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Conrad meetup - I could come if it was on Sat. the 19th! -Becky &nb Becky L. May 24, 2010 7:43 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Conrad meetup - Sounds good to me :) -Tiffani --- On Mon, 5/24/10, Catherine <[address removed]> wrote: Tiffani P. Y. May 24, 2010 4:56 PM
Conrad meetup - Hi folks, I've had some requests to make the Conrad meetup later in the month. Would it ruin anyone's plans to attend if we did "Heart of Darkness" on a later day, perhaps Saturday the 19th (Salman Rushdie's birthday)? The Sun Catherine May 24, 2010 4:30 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Re: Wharton meetup location - same time & place, different table - I was thinking the same thing. We can brave the pollen to get there, and remain in our comfort zone. On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Mike < [address removed] Catherine Apr 6, 2010 6:48 PM
Re: Wharton meetup location - same time & place, different table - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:10pt;font-family:ari­al,sans-serif;background-color­:#ffffff;color:black;}p{margin­:0px} Other meetup groups I'm involved w/ have met at the same Sta user 1. Apr 6, 2010 6:38 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Wharton meetup location - My allergies would have to say no... :( On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Jen < [address removed] > wrote: Catherine Apr 6, 2010 10:23 AM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Wharton meetup location - is anyone interested in meeting somewhere outside since it's been so&nb Jen Apr 6, 2010 9:53 AM
Wharton meetup location - The Starbucks community room is already booked at 2pm on the 11th, so I'm open to location suggestions. This is a good time for those of you who don't like the trek to Raleigh to come up with ideas ;) Catherine Catherine Apr 5, 2010 3:25 PM
Re: Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - Let's move all of these thoughts to the message board. Anyone who wants to can start a thread of questions to think about for Salinger. Check out the title and location polls while you're there, and I'll add one for day/time as well. Catherine Dec 15, 2009 4:23 PM
Re: Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - Hello All (or whoever this goes to), Lindsay S. Dec 15, 2009 10:03 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - I really like those ideas, Ken, especially that of posing some of the discussion top user 2. Dec 15, 2009 9:59 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - I would be happy to sub in for a book if Catherine ever feels like she wants/needs a break or to take a book off. I note that the the discussion board on the meet up site is available to all members. Perhaps if there are people who want more discus kenmorefield Dec 14, 2009 6:47 PM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Books - I will be there either day and you can schedule it wherever you wa Becky L. Dec 14, 2009 2:03 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - My work schedule has finally changed, so I can attend my first meetup either Saturday or Sunday. I live in Chapel Hill for the time being, so of course, my preference is further west... On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Cat Sadia Dec 14, 2009 12:40 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - I would like it if we stayed closer to Cary as I live south of Garner but am willing to go with the majority. The Jan meetup will be my first and I am looking forward to it. -----Original Message----- Date: Monday, December 14,[masked]:18:34 pm To: boo user 4. Dec 14, 2009 12:33 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - There are mitigating circumstances in Lorrin's case, but I've removed her from the group. I think emailing the entire list was unnecessarily rude, especially after attending only one meetup! If people want to volunteer to moderate discussio Catherine Dec 14, 2009 12:18 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - I wasn't at the book club meeting that Lorrin attended and have only user 2. Dec 11, 2009 7:14 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - So sorry. Yes, there are times when the group turnout is small, but that's with any Tiffani P. Y. Dec 11, 2009 5:02 PM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Books - I have a very positive view of this group. I have been to man Becky L. Dec 11, 2009 4:57 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Books - Oooooh, snap. She sure told us. Slinking back to kenmorefield Dec 11, 2009 4:40 PM
Books - Lorrin W. Dec 11, 2009 3:54 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Meetup details changed: The Catcher in the Rye - Lorrin W. Dec 6, 2009 4:39 PM
Meetup details changed: The Catcher in the Rye - To allow for recovery after the New Year, the Salinger meetup is being pushed back to the second weekend in January. If you would like it to be on the Saturday rather than the Sunday, let me know. My schedule will have opened up by then so we can mix the Catherine Dec 6, 2009 4:27 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] The Brothers Karamazov - I would love to have?the group meet consistently. I'm in another Book Club the 2nd Sunday of each month so the first Sunday of each month works great. Thank you ? On 8/9/09, debra r. Aug 10, 2009 8:26 PM
RE: [bookclub-1759] The Brothers Karamazov - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } works for me. From: [address removed] Jen Aug 10, 2009 9:56 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] The Brothers Karamazov - More time would also work better for me. Sorry I didn't get a chance to finish Jane Eyre. T user 1. Aug 9, 2009 11:27 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] The Brothers Karamazov - Preview not available user 5. Aug 9, 2009 10:54 PM
The Brothers Karamazov - Would anyone object to another week to finish this tome in? I think I just need to break down and set these meetups for the first Sunday of each month, and give each book four weeks. Catherine Aug 9, 2009 10:24 PM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Calendar change - Preview not available Jen Jul 21, 2009 9:36 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Calendar change - This is Elane. I just RSVPed yes because you moved it to Aug 9! I always need extra time!&n user 1. Jul 21, 2009 1:11 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Calendar change - I have meeting another book club at 3:00 in Wake Forest. Could we discuss having it always on the 1st Sunday (as an example)? ? It's also been helpful to know the next book. ? O debra r. Jul 20, 2009 9:23 PM
Calendar change - Would it ruin anyone's plans if we moved everything back a week - i.e. Jane Eyre on the 9th of August, The Brothers Karamazov on the 30th, etc.? Catherine Jul 20, 2009 4:37 PM
Check out this Slide Show - user 3. Apr 2, 2009 10:12 PM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Who wants to be an assistant organizer? - That's a great idea! Especially if you have a laptop, on days like these :) On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 8:13 AM, Donna Bruce < [address removed] > Catherine Mar 10, 2009 10:32 AM
RE: [bookclub-1759] Who wants to be an assistant organizer? - I download from project gutenberg user 3. Mar 9, 2009 2:55 AM
Re: [bookclub-1759] Who wants to be an assistant organizer? - user 3. Mar 7, 2009 5:07 PM
Who wants to be an assistant organizer? - I've decided I bit off more than I could chew with the whole two-meetups-per-book idea (as opposed to Henry James, who's been accused of chewing more than he bit off). Many of you have said you can't make weekend meetings though, so would anyone lik Catherine Mar 7, 2009 4:49 PM
Lear and The Bostonians - Hi folks, If you're reading Lear , I recommend the Barnes & Noble edition (ISBN:[masked]). I read the whole thing yesterday and it was a page-turner, with just enough explanation to make it enjoyable. According to today's meetup, t Catherine Feb 22, 2009 4:07 PM

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