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Cynthia
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Mueller Book Club Reading List May - October
by Cynthia on March 26th, 2011

Thought I'd post the reading list here. We meet the 4th Tuesday of each month, so check the Events list if you'd like to attend. Feel free to PM me if you have questions.

May:
The Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne

June:
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi

July:
In the Lap of the Gods by Li Miao Lovett

August:
Water for Elephants by Sarah Gruen

September:
Life of Pi by Yann Martel

October:
A Happy Marriage by Rafael Yglesias


Also nominated:
The Empire of the Summer Moon by SC Gwynn
Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Abreht
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
 
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queeneliz1
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Mueller Book Club Reading List May - October
by queeneliz1 on May 9th, 2011

Hey all,
Just wanted to let you know, the Mueller neighborhood book club is reading The Bicycle Diaries by David Byrne for the May 24 meeting. As I understand it this is a fascinating look at walkability and urban planning...all are welcome. Details on the Events page -
Thanks!
Melanie
 
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queeneliz1
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Mueller Book Club - The Help movie, Aug. 10 and Water for Elephants discussion, Aug. 23
by queeneliz1 on July 28th, 2011

Hey all,
Couple of events coming up for Mueller Book Club -
1. We are getting a group together to see The Help movie, the evening of Wed., Aug. 10. Not sure of the showtimes yet, but let me know if you are interested!

2. Our next book is Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen. Tues., Aug. 23 7:30-9:30 (see events page)... Every time I mention this book in the neighborhood, seems like everyone has read it or wants to read it... Feel free to join us for one or both!
-Melanie
 
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queeneliz1
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Mueller Book Club - The Help movie, Aug. 10 and Water for Elephants discussion, Aug. 23
by queeneliz1 on August 9th, 2011

Update on The Help movie: Mueller Book Club is going to Regal Gateway 16 at 183/360 for The Help, 7:10pm on Wed., August 10. We are meeting at my house 4116 Camacho ( across from garden court one) at 6:00 on Wed. My cell is 670-6343. Let me know if you want to join us (if you haven't already!).
-Melanie
 
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queeneliz1
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Mueller Book Club Good Reads
by queeneliz1 on June 27th, 2012

Dear neighbors - the Mueller Book Club met last night and selected our books for July 2012-January 2013. We meet on the 4th Tuesday of the month (except Nov. which is 3rd Tuesday) from 7:30-9:30pm. New members are always welcome! See the Events page for details.

July: In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
August: Place of Execution by Val McDermio
September: The Waves by Virginia Woolf
October: Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
November: Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression by Mildred Armstrong Kalesh
December: Movie Night!
January: 11/23/63 by Stephen King

Also, if you are looking for good reads, we have created a Wiki page listing all of the books we have read since the book club started in October 2008.
Mueller Book Club's Good Reads

Best regards,
Melanie
 
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queeneliz1
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Mueller Book Club Movie Night - Life of Pi - Tuesday, Dec. 11
by queeneliz1 on December 3rd, 2012

Join the Mueller Book Club for a holiday movie night! We plan to see Life of Pi 2D at 7:10pm, Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Regal Gateway 16 - but stay tuned for showtime and place. I will update Events page when theaters announce schedules for that week.
 
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Mueller Book Club Movie Night - Life of Pi - Tuesday, Dec. 11
by queeneliz1 on December 8th, 2012

Life of Pi is still playing at the Regal Gateway 16 at 7:10pm, Tuesday, Dec. 11. Feel free to join the book club! We will meet @ the theater @ 6:45pm Tuesday. http://www.regmovies.com/Theatres/Tickets-and-Showtimes?loc=78723&d=12/11/2012
 
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queeneliz1
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Mueller Book Club Movie Night - Life of Pi - Tuesday, Dec. 11 3D showing at 7:40pm
by queeneliz1 on December 10th, 2012

Change of plans - we are going to see the 3D showing at 7:40pm tomorrow, same theater (Regal Gateway 16). We will meet at the theater 7:15pm.
 
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Mueller Book Club Reading List -- February-November 2014
by queeneliz1 on January 29th, 2014

Thought I'd post our latest Mueller Book Club reading list here. We meet the 4th Tuesday of the month from 7:30-9:30pm. All neighbors new and familiar are welcome! We post our meeting under Events as well. Please feel free to PM with any questions.
-Melanie

February 25
Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish: A Novel, by David Rakoff
Leader: Marilyn
Host: Niki

March 25
Edith Wharton, The Custom of the Country (1913).
Discussion leader: Barbara
Host: Ashley

April 29
Daniel Siegel, The Mindful Brain (2008).
Discussion leader: Judy
Host: Shirley

May 27
Jedediah Berry, The Manual of Detection (2009).
Discussion leader: Glenn
Host: Greg

June 24
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day (2009).
Discussion leader and host: Amy

July 22
Elizabeth Crook, The Night Journal (2007).
Discussion leader and host: Vicky

August 26
Lawrence Wright, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief (2013).
Discussion leader: Jen
Host: Melanie

September 23
John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces (1980).
Discussion leader: Judy
Host: Lorene

October 28
Alice Munro, Dear Life (2013).
Discussion leader: Barbara
Host: Judy and Glenn

November 18
Jonathan Haidt, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion (2012).
Discussion leader: Amy
Host: Melanie
 
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