Sunday, August 30, 2009

Colgate Bookstore JA Book Club's fall schedule

The Jane Austen Book Club at the Colgate Bookstore in Hamilton, NY, has announced its fall 2009 schedule. All meetings will be held at the Bookstore (3 Utica St., Hamilton, NY 13346) at 2 p.m. Go to "Events" at the Bookstore's website ( or contact Heather Elia ( for more information. (Heather is a JASNA member, by the way.)

On Saturday, Sept. 19, "Catharine" and other early writings by JA will be discussed. On Saturday, Oct. 17, Colgate professor Deborah Knuth Klenck (also a JASNA member) will share her impressions of the JASNA AGM in Philadelphia and discuss her AGM breakout session, "Why Good Brothers Make Good Husbands." On Saturday, November 12, the group takes on the new novel Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, which follows in the bloodstained footsteps of the recent bestseller Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! And on Saturday, December 12, the group celebrates JA's birthday.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Informational meeting

Regional Coordinator A. Marie Sprayberry (at right in the photo opposite) and Assistant Coordinator Lisa Brown (at left) will hold an informational meeting about Jane Austen and membership in JASNA at Creekside Books and Coffee, 35 Fennell St., Skaneateles, NY 13152, on Saturday, September 12, 2009, at 2:00 pm.