Tuesday, June 26, 2007

July Speaker Michelle Tea July 18....Be There!

Michelle Tea is an author, poet and ex-prostitute. She's a prolific young writer who is an unabashed hit in the San Francisco queer literacy community. Originally from Chelsea, MA, Tea co-founded of the original Sister Spit experience, a nationally successful traveling girl-poetry road show. She is known for her live performances, public speaking and published works, including four memoirs, three anthologies and several novels. She's been called the poet laureate of the San Francisco's Mission District, and has been profiled by KQED, afterEllen.com, Curve Magazine and more. She is host and cookie baker for the monthly Radar Reading Series at the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

July Calendar

Here's what I know so far about the July Calendar. As soon as the facilitators send me the details of their meetings, I will post them here. The Can't Fail group is full, but all other groups are accepting members. Contact me at BookSavvy@aol.com if you would like me to put you in touch with one of the group facilitators.

Enjoy your summer!

Cynthia K.

Rebel Readers
Next book is The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro
July 25 at 6:30 at a member's house

Next book is The Night Watch by Sarah Waters
July 31 at 6:30pm at the Duboce Park Cafe

Can't Fail Group
Next Book is Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
July 22 at 6:30 at Ton Kiang Restaurant
This group is complete

Discovery Group
Next book is Eat/Pray/Love by Elizabeth Gilbert.
July 11 at 6:30 at a member's house.

Friday, June 22, 2007

Huge Thanks to Stellar Guest Katia Noyes

Thanks very much to Katia Noyes and all the great Betty's List Book Club members who made the latest event in our speaker series such a terrific success.

Katia Noyes reading from her new book Crashing America

Marla and Carol listening intently

Renee and Chris enjoying Katia's reading

Katia Noyes and Cynthia Lee Katona (Betty's List Book Club Co-chair) holding Katia's new book Crashing America

Saturday, June 16, 2007

I'm back. Looking forward to seeing you on the 20th.

Hi Everyone:

As you can see I had a terrific walkabout and lots of photo ops. I'm looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday, June 20, 2007 for our featured speaker Katia Noyes.

Cynthia K