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: [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. ]

Literary Events

Click here to see the trailer for Stephen Spielberg's Ready Player One, currently in theaters. Look for the DeLorean. (Hint-it's moving quickly and is black and you're more likely to find it if you watch one of the explanatory videos that elaborates on the trailer.) If you want to, stay on the YouTube page and see lots more about Ready Player One. After all, it's a movie about the native online generation.

Great and uplifting film!

Barnes & Noble La Frontera hosts the first meeting of a new nationwide Barnes & Noble Book Club May 2nd, 6:00 - 7:00 PM at Barnes & Noble La Frontera. The book is Female Persuasion, by Meg Wolitzer. The book is available at Barnes & Noble La Frontera.


The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library will host their 36th author event on Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 2 PM, in the Community Rooms of the library located at 402 W. 8th St.

The featured speaker will be local author, MJ Hegar, who published ‘Shoot Like a Girl’ in 2017.

In Shoot like A Girl, MJ takes the reader on a dramatic journey through her military career: an inspiring, humorous, and thrilling true story of a brave, high-spirited, and unforgettable woman who has spent much of her life ready to sacrifice everything for her country, her fellow man, and her sense of justice.

Tickets are $15 in advance. They’re available at the Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library, and online at Tickets are available at the door for $18. A dessert and beverage from the Red Poppy Coffee Company is included.

The event begins at 2 PM; doors open at 130 PM. Proceeds are used to fund unbudgeted items and other ongoing library projects.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Nabokov Bibliography

Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
Bend Sinister
The Defense
The Enchanter
The Eye
The Gift
Invitation to a Beheading
King, Queen, Knave
Laughter in the Dark
Lectures on Don Quixote
Lectures on Literature
Lectures on Russian Literature
Lolita: A Screenplay
Look at the Harlequins!
The Man from the USSR & Other Plays
Nikolai Gogol
Pale Fire
Poems and Problems
The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
Speak Memory: An Autobiography Revisited (aka Conclusive Evidence)
The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov
Strong Opinions
Transparent Things
The Waltz Invention

trans. The Song of Igor’s Campaign: An Epic of the Twelfth Century
trans. Three Russian Poets


Anonymous said...

It might be a good idea if among these you could find one with a main character who doesn't have as a mentioned trait the requirement for sex every 48 hours...just in case anyone doesn't get how special a writer N was. :)
Claudia testing the anonymous comments capability.

Atrox said...

Pnin is about a professor of the same name at a college much like Cornell, although as the book goes on, the narrator gradually seems to push Pnin out of the picture.

Bend Sinister is on the followers of a philosophy of sameness and the politics of "The Party of the Average Man". A dystopia, published in 1947.

Transparent Things is a short novel about an American editor's four trips to Switzerland, and deals in part with Nabokov's recurrent themes of time and memory.