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.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Questions to Ponder on Main Street

While reading Main Street for our June 16th discussion, please consider the following ideas, maybe take some notes so you remember what you think of as you read:

The book was very popular when it came out in 1920.   It was #1 on the best seller list in 1921.  What contributes to the book still being printed, read and studied today? Why? 
Discuss the book as a novel of  sociology?  As a novel of satire? 
Compare and contrast the first impressions Carol Kennicott and Bea Sorenson have of the town on their first arrival.
Think of some of the ways Carol endeavors to bring culture to the town.
How are small towns different and alike today?

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