Round Rock New Neighbors is a social organization of women welcoming women in the Round Rock area since 1978. Both "new" and "old" neighbors are welcome. For more information: rrnewneighbors.org [Barnes & Noble requires that RRNN's book club be open to the public, so you do not need to be an RRNN member to attend book club, and both men and women are welcome and do attend. ]
The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series events will be listed here.
Round Rock Public Library Book Group meets monthly at 7:00-8:30 PM. Check the library website for more information, or ask Carla.
Tuesday, June 29, 2004
All Over But the Shoutin'
We all enjoyed All Over But the Shoutin', by Rick Bragg. Everyone seemed to agree on the quality of the writing and the interest in the story. We enjoyed some speculation about psychological aspects of Bragg's past and how it affected his life, eg, where he got his motivation, and whether he is capable of intimacy. We felt that Bragg was able to tell about some misery without seeming to merely give us a victim story. My husband is now enjoying the audiotapes. The reader on these tapes happens to be very good! I always find it interesting to know when the husbands enjoy our books!