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Upcoming titles Goldfinch in January - Join us for these meetups at the Star of India restaurant. November 8-  7:30pm The Welsh Girl December 13- 7:30pm Book Swap January 10-  7:00p The Goldfinch. Note: Earlier time than in the past. (It is a 784 pa E.D. Oct 18, 2017 6:27 PM
Meetup details: October-Store of the Worlds-Robert Sheckley (science fiction) - For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/bookclu­b-507/events/240805920/ When : Wednesday, October 11,[masked]:30 PM W E.D. Sep 13, 2017 10:01 PM
Selections February (non-fiction) March (sci-fi) - Both meetups start at 7:30 at the Star of India restaurant. Join us February 8 to discuss The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes. This short but thought provoking book is a mere 266 pages. On March 8 we will discuss the sci E.D. Jan 21, 2017 8:53 AM
Upcoming Books Austin Books and Chatter - All meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month at the Star of India Restaurant at 7:30pm. You may have to purchase copies of the October and November selections since they are popular at the library. September 14 - Station Eleve n E.D. Aug 21, 2016 7:23 PM
February - The Crucible by Arthur Miller: A Play in Four Acts - For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/events/227332436/ When : Wednesday, February 10,[masked]:30 PM Wh E.D. Jan 23, 2016 9:24 AM
Meetup details : Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes - Meetup for October. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/events/224599413/ When : Wednesday, October 14,[masked]:30 PM E.D. Sep 9, 2015 9:37 PM
Meetup details - Guests on Earth by Lee Smith - Reminder March Meetup - Guests on Earth http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/events/219195214/ When : Wednesday, March 11,[masked]:30 PM E.D. Feb 11, 2015 9:25 PM
April Book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand - See you on Wednesday April 9 at 7:30 at New World Deli 40th and Guadalupe to discuss the book. E.D. Mar 16, 2014 1:42 PM
Reminder Book Club Meets in one week January 8 - Join us to discuss the Interestings by Meg Wolitzer at New World Deli at 7:30 on Wednesday January 8. I finished the book and look forward to the discussion. It is an easy read. E.D. Jan 2, 2014 8:16 PM
Meetup details November Selection - Plainsong by Kent Haruf - For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/events/139792212/ When : Wednesday, November 13,[masked]:30 PM Wh E.D. Oct 9, 2013 9:58 PM
June Meetup details changed: Truth in Advertising - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/events/118840802/ When : Wednesday, June 12,[masked]:30 Clay W. May 11, 2013 9:58 AM
The author of the Yellow Birds will be in Austin - I've posted information in the discussion group about Kevin Powers Austin appearances. Powers will also hold a writing workshop on the same date. Go to http://www. E.D. Mar 20, 2013 9:19 PM
Meetup details November Meetup Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward - For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/events/82175892/ When : Wednesday, November 14,[masked]:30 PM Where E.D. Oct 13, 2012 8:10 PM
author of Between a Rock and a Hard Place speaking tonight @ Texas Lutheran Univ. in Seguin - Hi, all -- Mary Alexander asked me to pass along that Aron Ralston, author of Between a Rock and a Hard Place, is speaking tonight Texas Lutheran Univ. in Seguin tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Jackson Auditorium. Clay W. Nov 16, 2011 10:04 AM
Austin Culture and Arts Meetup - Nicole C. is running another meetup. I am the co-organizer. http://www.meetup.com/Austin-C­reative-Arts/ The idea is to have a meetup for all sorts of arts and literary events E.D. Nov 13, 2010 9:50 AM
New Meetup: Book Swap - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What : Book Swap When : Wednesday, December 8,[masked]:30 PM Price : $2.0 E.D. Nov 10, 2010 9:43 PM
Reminders Sept. Oct - We will be reading the Lost City of Z September 8 at 7:30 at New World Deli and the Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls on October 13 at the same time and place. E.D. Aug 21, 2010 11:04 AM
September Book: Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon - David Grann - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/bookclub­-507/calendar/14398199/ When : Wednesday, September 8,[masked]:30 PM E.D. Aug 12, 2010 8:06 PM
Poll Books to read - Vote in the poll for our September selection. Go under More to the drop down menu for polls. Descriptions are on the message board. E.D. Aug 5, 2010 11:12 PM
New Meetup: Elegance of the Hedgehog by Murial Barbery - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Elegance of the Hedgehog by Murial Barbery When: Wednesday, July 14,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: New World Deli 410 E.D. Jun 9, 2010 10:08 PM
New Meetup: Elegance of the Hedgehog by Murial Barbery - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Elegance of the Hedgehog by Murial Barbery When: Wednesday, July 14,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: New World Deli 410 E.D. Jun 9, 2010 10:06 PM
New Meetup: Midsummer Night's Dream - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Midsummer Night's Dream When: Sunday, May 23,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) The Austin Shakespeare Society will b Jon R. M. Apr 27, 2010 7:11 PM
New Meetup: Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri When: Wednesday, May 12,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe St E.D. Apr 15, 2010 10:05 PM
Vote in Poll - If you haven't voted in the poll go to the section marked "more". The poll is listed. See you next Wed April 14th. Also, don't more people want to meet the author of Amigoland on April 30th? Free Food! E.D. Apr 6, 2010 7:58 PM
New Meetup: Meet the Author Amigoland - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Meet the Author Amigoland When: Friday, April 30,[masked]:15 PM Where: City Hall Atrium 301 W. 2nd St. Austin, TX 78701 Attend E.D. Mar 30, 2010 5:21 PM
Poll Books to read - Vote in our poll. Scroll under discussions to vote. E.D. Mar 14, 2010 1:39 PM
Amigoland by Oscar Casares - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Amigoland by Oscar Casares When: Wednesday, April 14,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe St E.D. Feb 24, 2010 8:23 AM
New Meetup: Elizabeth McCracken reading at BookPeople - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Elizabeth McCracken reading at BookPeople When: Thursday, February 25,[masked]:30 PM Where: Book People 603 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78703 Clay W. Feb 15, 2010 1:27 PM
New Meetup: The Awakening by Kate Chopin - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: The Awakening by Kate Chopin When: Wednesday, February 17,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalup E.D. Jan 20, 2010 11:02 PM
New Meetup: Poisonwood bible - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Poisonwood bible When: January 20,[masked]:30 PM Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe St #100 Austin, TX[masked] We E.D. Nov 19, 2009 6:18 AM
New Meetup: Edgar Allan Poe Silent Films Harry Ransom Center - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Edgar Allan Poe Silent Films Harry Ransom Center When: September 28,[masked]:15 PM Where: Harry Ransom Center Guadalupe St & W 21st St E.D. Sep 21, 2009 8:32 PM
New Meetup: In Cold Blood - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: In Cold Blood When: October 21,[masked]:30 PM Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe St #100 Austin, TX[masked] We wi E.D. Sep 16, 2009 11:00 PM
New Meetup: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz When: September 16,[masked]:30 PM Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe St #100 Austin, E.D. Aug 20, 2009 6:29 AM
New Meetup: Atonement - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Atonement When: August 19,[masked]:30 PM Price: $2.00 per person Where: New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe St #100 Austin, TX[masked] E.D. Jul 16, 2009 9:21 PM
New Meetup: Farewell to Arms - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Farewell to Arms When: July 15,[masked]:30 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) We will read a Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway E.D. Jun 19, 2009 6:49 AM
New Meetup: Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut When: June 17,[masked]:30 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Join us to discuss E.D. May 21, 2009 10:01 PM
Poll Books to read - I put up a new poll. Please vote. Our next book will beThe Giver on May 20th. E.D. May 12, 2009 6:55 AM
Giver Wed May 20 7:30 - We will read the Giver by Lois Lowry as our May selection. It is only 180 pages long. In a world with no poverty, no crime, no sickness and no unemployment, and where every family is happy, 12-year-old Jonas is chosen to be the community's Rec E.D. Apr 27, 2009 9:11 PM
Library closing Booker prize winner coming to Austin - The main library downtown is closing in March and April for some renovations. You can pick up reserved books at the History Center next door. Go to the library's website for more information. E.D. Feb 26, 2009 9:09 PM
Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion - Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Di? On Wednesday March 25th We will read Joan Didion's non-fiction account of the year following the death of her husband John Gregory Dunne. D E.D. Feb 26, 2009 7:12 AM
Jordana - Austin Horse Meetup Question - I am sending this on behalf of Jordana. Contact her through her profile on the members list. I am the co-organizer of the Austin horse meetup and we are going as a group to the rodeo on March 14th where the Randy Roger Band will be playing. We E.D. Feb 1, 2009 6:17 PM
Tomorrow Booker Prize-winner Barry Unsworth Jan 26 - Barry Unsworth will be in town tomorrow to give a free lecture. I will not attend but I thought I would pass on the news. Thank you to Alicia for letting me know. BTW, David Mamet will be coming in February. The author of E.D. Jan 25, 2009 5:42 PM
Upcoming reads - Feb 4 Animals in Translation New World Deli 7:30pm Feb 25 Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende-location to be determined-7:30pm What was your favorite book of 2008? Tell us on the message board. E.D. Jan 22, 2009 8:35 PM
Jan 14th Hang Town Grill - Memoirs of a Geisha Feb 4th New World Deli Animals in Translation - We are meeting this Wednesday January 14th at 7:30 at 5800 Burnet at Hangtown Grill to discuss Memoirs of a Geisha. Wednesday February 4th we will meet at 7:30 at New World Deli 4101 Guadalupe to discuss Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin E.D. Jan 10, 2009 9:58 AM
Party future meetings - Thank you to Pat for hosting such a great Christmas party. It was great to just sit around and enjoy each others company and visit. Jan 14- Our next meeting will be at Hang Town Grill. We will read Memoirs of a Geisha. Feb 4- The loc E.D. Dec 14, 2008 10:06 PM
RE: [bookclub-507] Christmas Party - Message Leonard H. Nov 24, 2008 11:35 PM
Christmas Party - Christmas Party Potluck and Bookswa? Our Christmas party will be at Pat's house 2308 Toulouse in South Austin,[masked], on Saturday December 13 at 7:00 pm. Bring hors d'oeuvres. Br E.D. Nov 24, 2008 7:31 PM
Re: [bookclub-507] Christmas Party at Pat's House - Sounds good! Thanks for hosting, Pat, and thanks for coordinating, Elizabeth. Did we say we were bringing significant Clay W. Nov 17, 2008 8:35 AM
Christmas Party at Pat's House - Come celebrate the holiday with us at Pat's home in far South Austin on Saturday December 13th at 7:00pm. We will have an optional book swap. If you wish to bring used books to give away you can. Bring books that you no longer want. Don't feel E.D. Nov 15, 2008 1:44 PM
Re: [bookclub-507] Clearing and Christmas Party - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} That date works for me. user 2. Nov 12, 2008 4:15 PM
Clearing and Christmas Party - We are reading the Clearing next Wednesday November 19th. Will December 13th at 7pm at Pat's house work for the Christmas party? I would like to make it an optional book swap. If you don't feel like bringing books to give away you don't ha E.D. Nov 11, 2008 7:59 PM
New Meetup: The Clearing by Tim Gautreaux - Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Books and Chatter Group! What: The Clearing by Tim Gautreaux When: November 19,[masked]:30 PM Event fee: $2.00 per person Where: Click the link below to find out! E.D. Oct 18, 2008 5:33 PM
Texas Book Festival at the Texas Capitol - Don't Forget about the book we are reading on Oct. 29th-Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim. Lear more about this event at www.texasbookfestival.org We will meet at Little City to discuss our plans for the day. We will then walk E.D. Oct 18, 2008 5:15 PM
David Sedaris Book Next - Our next book will be Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim on Wednesday October 29th. I hope to see you at Central Market cafe. We will also meet on Saturday November 1st at the Texas Book Festival. I am still trying to decide when and where E.D. Oct 10, 2008 7:00 PM
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - For more details, see the full listing: http://bookclub.meetup.com/507­/calendar/8494195/ When: October 8,[masked]:30 PM Where: Central Market 4001 N. Lamar E.D. Sep 25, 2008 9:09 PM
Upcoming Meetings - Here are our upcoming titles: September 17 City of Falling Angels October 8 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich October 29 Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim E.D. Sep 5, 2008 8:51 PM
Mailing list - book wrangling - Let me know if this mailing list is going to work for you? Should I turn this feature off? Is it generating too much traffic? I found an intriguing service called bookwrangling. They come get your books, sell them and give you the money. I am n E.D. Aug 16, 2008 6:59 AM

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