We had a great meeting this week of the Jane Austen Book Club. Thanks go to English native Mary Wyatt, who made delicious salmon and cucumber sandwiches and Jean Davis who provided the food. Mary regaled us with stories about England and her memories of English teatimes. We had 10 people join us for the tea and also the discussion of Mansfield Park. We also had two different versions of MP running on video.
The JDL Jane Austen Book Club will host an English Tea, beginning at 6:00 pm on April 14th. The food will be prepared by two English couples and served in the McIntyre Room in the Carnegie Building.
If you like mysteries, Grisham-type law thrillers or Golden Retrievers, you will love this series by David Rosenfelt. His hero is Andy Carpenter, a lawyer bred and born in New Jersey, with that witty Jersey edge, who loves his Golden named Tara. Andy doesn't take many cases, but the ones he does are life and death. The books, in order, are: Open and Shut, First Degree, Sudden Death, Bury the Lead, Dead Center and Play Dead. The stories provide a fascinating in
The March meeting of the Jane Austen Book Club was our biggest ever! We discussed Northanger Abbey.
What a great time to be a Jane Austen fan! Two engaging, Austen-themed films are new to JDL. The Jane Austen Book Club stars Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Maggie Grace, Jimmy Smits and Hugh (yummy) Dancy. The film tells the story of a woman, recently divorced, whose friends try to cheer her up by starting a book club.