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

Literary Events

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July 6th, author Neil Gaiman will speak at the Long Center. $32.

Thanks to Cindy V. for sending me listings of 2 TV series you might find interesting, and you might have access to:

The Son (book by Philipp Meyer), starring Pierce Brosnan. On AMC starting April 8.

American Gods (book by Neil Gaiman) on Starz, starting April 30.
The Friends of the Georgetown Public Library’s Hill Country Authors Series will feature Texas author Paulette Jiles discussing her upcoming novel News of the World, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction.
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 2 pm. Doors open at 1:30 pm.
WHERE: The Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th Street in Georgetown, Texas.
WHY: All proceeds from the event will go toward meeting unfunded projects of the library. Tickets for the event are $15 in advance or $18 at the door, and may be purchased starting April 3, 2017, at the Second-Hand Prose bookstore on the second floor of the library, online at, or by contacting Marcy Lowe at 512-868-8974. A dessert and beverage from the Red Poppy Café in the library will be served.
THE BOOK: In 1870 a 10-year-old girls makes a journey back to her aunt and uncle’s home after living with Kiowa warriors who had killed her parents four year earlier. Subsequently she is traded to Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a 70-year-old war veteran, who takes her 400 miles to her family near San Antonio.

Round Rock Public Library Book Group meets Tuesday May 16th 7:00-8:30. They will discuss Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain. They will be voting on future book choices. Check the library website for more information, or ask Carla.

Book Buzz - June 6th, evening - Round Rock Public Library - Free, but seating is limited. Reservations are necessary and will open closer to the time of the event.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Robert Payne, one of the authors, speaks on "Earhart's Flight Into Yesterday: the facts without the fiction

If you have not been to the Williamson Museum's Free Monthly "Salon at Wildfire" you're in for a treat.

June, 2012 speaker: Robert R. "Bob" Payne.
Topic: Earhart's Mystery
Book: Earhart's Flight Into Yesterday: the facts without the fiction by Laurance F. Safford with Cameron A. Warren & Robert R. Payne (c2003), Padadwr Press, McLean VA USA
Wikipedia says the book was based on Laurance Safford's "...lengthy analysis of the 1937 flight across the Pacific on which Amelia Earhart disappeared, and after establishing the intricate radio transmission documentation he concluded poor planning, worse execution. ..." 
Where: The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, TX
When: Wednesday, June 13, 6:30pm but ARRIVE EARLY (see below) 
ARRIVE EARLY (5:45 is usually fine) to be assured a seat and to order good/drink (optional). The tables are round and each seat approx 7 people.

I will send an email to all local book club members (using Claudia's email list) and include my contact information for those wanting to join me in attending.
Posted by Pam Fuchs Jun 8th.

1 comment:

Atrox said...

Payne was a very entertaining speaker, so I will have to get to one of his tours of the Williamson County Courthouse. And of course the food at Wildfire is always terrific.