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. Next event:
Nov 1, 2017 2:00 PM in the Georgetown Public Library.Highlight and right click on this "link" to see everything you need to know to attend. https://folgeorgetown.org/event/hcas-meg-gardiner/
The Nobel Prize in Literature was given to author Kazuo Ishiguro.
Amazon is planning a video series based on stories by Philip K. Dick. Date of release is not yet announced.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A different view of food wars
As part of my preparation for our food book meeting, I read a wonderful graphic novel (comic book, if you will) by Anthony Bourdain, named Get Jiro. It is set in the near future, where chefs wield the power of gang lords. One faction shows what the environmental locavores might become! Warning to the timid of heart, this is a "graphic" book.