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Over a year ago, I started a book club dedicated to the the writing of, about, and inspired by Jane Austen. She is my favorite writer, even though I am a poet. Don't get me wrong: I still love my Emily, John, Lorine and les poetes maudits. And Alice will always be a top favorite for prose. But with Jane, it's different. I'm never *not* in the mood for a Jane Austen thing: book, biopic, miniseries, Twitter thread, gratuitous photo of Colin Firth as Mr Darcy, whatever.
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For Fellow Jane Nerds: A Book Club that Meets Once a SeasonSo, I did what I'd been talking about doing for a while: I formed a Jane Austen themed book club. We meet once a season, so every three months or so, to discuss a book. I research the potential book and then choose it, but I get imput from the group gathered at the previous meetings for what to read for the upcoming meetings.
So far we have read: Annotated Sense & Sensibility, edited by David M Shapard, Longbourn by Jo Baker, Dancing with Mr Darcy, edited by Sarah Waters and coming up, we have our 5th meeting to discuss Dr Helena Kelly's (@MsAshtonDennis on Twitter) "Jane Austen the Secret Radical."
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Fall 2018 Meeting to Discuss: Jane Austen the Secret Radical
Sat, Dec 1, 2018 at 2:30pm, Pleasant Cafe, Roslindale, Boston
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Membership is open to anyone interested. All you have to do is read the books and join the meeting. It is "Book Nerd Nirvana!"