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

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.
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.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Spies in the American Revolution

For September, we are reading a book about Washington's spy ring in the New York area (by Kilmeade, who is, alas, a Fox News hack). If you are interested in learning more about the subject, I might recommend The Fox and The Hound, by Donald Markle (currently in the sales area of Barnes & Noble!), which covers spy operations in all campaigns of the war. For an even more comprehensive look, check out Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War, by Kenneth Daigler (available in paperback as well as Nook). Too interesting a topic to be given as shallow a presentation as Kilmeade.

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