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Audio Book Review - Airborn

If you have been lamenting the lack of modern-day classics that stand up to Treasure Island and Shipwrecked, give a listen to the full cast audiobook version of Airborn by Kenneth Appel.  It's a rousing adventure with a steampunk twist, in a Brit-centric universe where San Francisco is called Lions Gate City and giant airships fill the skies over the continents and the immense oceans, Atlanticus and Pacificus.  Matt Cruse is the narrator and cabin boy of the Airship Aurora.  He was literally born in the air, and following his father's tragic fall fr

JA Book Club to Continue the Outlander Series

Tha Jane Austen Book club had a great meeting in January discussing "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon.  For February, we will be discussing "Dragonfly in Amber" the second book in the series.  We meet on Valentine's Day, February 14th in the McIntyre Room at 6:00.  What more fitting day to discuss the renewal of Jamie and Clair Fraser's love.  If  you are a fan of the Outlander series, please join us.  If you're a closet Austen fan, join us as well -- we never tire of talking about our Jane and her 6 great novels.

"Outlander" Discussion at Carnegie

Jamie and Clare Fraser fans unite.  Join us in discussing the first book in the 'Outlander" series by Diana Gabaldon on Monday evening, January 10th in the International Room on the second floor of the Carnegie building at 244 W.

Jane Austen Book & Movie Club for December

ja christmasDecember's meeting will be on the 20th this month at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  We will have our annual JA Christmas party.  Please bring a dish to pass.  We have picked our book for January and hope it will draw a crowd.  We will be reading and discussing "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon.  She spoke at Word Wise (our annual writers workshop) two years ago and brought in the biggest crowd ever.  The

Jane Austen Book/Movie Club for November

Our November meeting will be put back a week to 11/15/10.  We will meet at 6:00 PM in the McIntyre Room in the Carnegie Bldg. at 244 W. Michigan Ave.  We will continue with the third and fourth segments of the movie version of Elizabeth Gaskell's "North & South."

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