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. ]

Literary Events

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/
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The Nobel Prize in Literature was given to author Kazuo Ishiguro.
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Amazon is planning a video series based on stories by Philip K. Dick. Date of release is not yet announced.

Friday, March 29, 2013

The Burgess Boys

This week's Time magazine has an article on The Burgess Boys, the new novel by Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge). The article's tagline is "What happens when a hate crime becomes a family affair?" It is set in Shirley Falls, Maine (same setting as Amy and Isabelle), after a bunch of refugees move in from Somalia. Her book that we read was entertaining, and led to lots of discussion, so probably this one would be a good selection too.

2 comments:

ClaudiaH said...

Intriguing.

Pam Fuchs said...

Dennis, you've given me an idea for the next time I nominate. I'm into themes so perhaps next time I'll nominate 3 books by authors our group has already read and enjoyed. ...Pam