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Washington | July 16, 2016, 5:00 PM
DC Chapter Book Club: Reed President John Kroger's Memoir
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Washington, District of Columbia

Join the DC Reedies book club at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2016, to discuss Reed President John Kroger's memoir about his time as a prosecutor (Convictions: A Prosecutor's Battles Against Mafia Killers, Drug Kingpins, and Enron Thieves), with a special guest. John will participate in the book club by phone.

We'll meet in the Tenleytown neighborhood of Washington at the home of Deborah Broderson '91; RSVP to her for directions at There is a limit on the number of people Deborah's home can comfortably host, so the earlier you reply, the more likely it is we can accomodate you.

There will also be some light food, and you're encouraged to bring a treat or drink of your choice. Questions: Jonathan Make '98 at

RSVP to Deborah Broderson '91 via email (


Boston | July 31, 2016, 7:00 PM
Shakespeare in the Park
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112-120 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Free Shakespeare in the Park! This is always a fun way to take in Shakespeare. We will have one person meeting people at the Boylston MBTA station and one person holding down a picnic blanket. Bring some food or drink to share if you want.

RSVP to Eve Lyons or Gray.

RSVP to Eve Lyons and Gray via email (, or phone (6177871901) or Facebook (


Seattle | October 13, 2016, 7:30 PM
Rainier January Reading Group
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4211 3rd Avenue Northwest
Seattle, Washington

The Heart of the Matter by Graham Green

Location to be announced.

The Heart of the Matter details a life-changing moral crisis for Henry Scobie.  Greene, a British intelligence officer in Freetown, Sierra Leone, drew on his experience there. . . . [The novel] won the 1948 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction.  In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Heart of the Matter 40th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.  In 2005, the novel was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the one hundred best English-language novels from 1923 to the present.   In 2012, it was shortlisted for the Best of the James Tait Black.  Wikipedia.  (Footnotes omitted.)

Reed Rainier Chapter Reading Group Calendar

November 2015 - January 2016

Reading group meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and generally end around 9:30 p.m.  People who have read the month's selection are invited to come; no long-term commitment is required and new participants are welcome.  If you plan to attend, please e-mail or call the hosts at least two days before the meeting to let them know you expect to attend and to confirm the location.  Locations sometimes change after the calendar has been sent out.  Contact Peter Greenfield '67 with questions or suggestions (petergreenfield@msn.com206/322-2640).

RSVP to Peter Greenfield via email ( or phone (206/322-2640)