We had such a good time discussing "Pride & Prejudice" last month that we didn't finish the topic. We decided to have a video night next month and watch one of the most colorful and certainly the most musical version, "Bride & Prejudice." The party starts at 6:00. We will serve popcorn and drinks are on the attendees. So mark your calendar for February 9th and lay in a store of your favorite non-alcoholic bev
What a wonderful Christmas party was held at Carnegie on Dec. 15th! One of our members came from her freshman year at MSU to join us. We played some fun Austen games and Sarah from MSU won both of them! Everyone. however, went home with a DVD of music from Jane Austen's time. We read about Christmas in Georgian (and Regency) England and discussed how things had changed. And, of course, we enjoyed tea, cookies and cake as well as lively conversation.
If you love books or collect them, you'll find the Bookman series by John Dunning fascinating and very entertaining. They are mysteries, starring Cliff Janeway, cop turned bookman and bookshop owner. A bookman is a person who engages in buying and selling books or a person who loves books; a collector. There are five books in the series, all at JDL. John Dunning has been a bookscout (a person who looks for old books,) worked at race tracks all over the west, been a copyboy, investigative reporter, journalism/writing professor, radio host, political press secretary an
We have some new British mysteries just in. Midsomer Murders Set 11 (can you believe it!) has just arrived, as has The Last Detective Set 4 and Foyle's War, Set 1 & 2. Midsomer Murders is the hugely popular seri
The Jane Austen* Book Club will celebrate Christmas, Regency Style, on December 15th, 2008 at 6:00 pm in the McIntyre Room, Carnegie Building. We have moved the meeting back one week so some of our recent graduates can visit with us during the holidays. We will read descriptions of Christmas celebrations found in Austen books and other source materials from the Georgian period.