Welcome back to FAW. I hope that you had anenjoyable summer, but that you thought about
FAW now and again and missed it just a littlebit.
The Board members have planned a great new
term this year. They have contracted for theluncheons, booked the programs, madearrangements for you to receive the monthly
bulletins, printed the Yearbook, geared theAward Committees members for action, started
planning the awards Luncheon, checked all thelists and then checked them again. We think thateverything is in order for another great year.
monthly meetings, read the Bulletins, make useof the information in the Yearbook, support theAwards Committees with your participation and
contributions, attend and bring guests to theAwards Luncheon and make suggestions and
very helpful comments about your ideas andpreferences. Please make your calendars again for FAW onthe second Wednesday, September thru May. Bring a friend with you to share the enjoyment
“I love Iraq almost as much as I
Glad you’re back and I’m looking forward tobeing together September 10.
Betsey Means is a professional actress with over 25 years experience. She iscurrently the Artistic Director of WomanLore: performing women in history. Shehas performed with Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Shakespeare on theGreen. Favorite roles include the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Maria inTwelfth Night; Queen Margaret and the Duchess of York in Richard III,Witch III in Macbeth and Lady Falconbridge in King John. She was seen asMrs. Reed, Mary Ingram and Diane Rivers in Lifeline Theatre’s awardwinning production of Jane Eyre. She is the Storyteller at The FourSeason’s “Storytelling Tea” in Chicago and DuPage Children’s Museum. Performing on many commercial and industrial voiceovers, she can be heardon Midwest Airlines, Aleve, Ace Hardware and St. John’s Mercy MedicalCenter. NEEDED … WANTED Readers for the Adult Literary Awards Committee … Contact Corinne Morrissey at 312-987-2357 or at 6MORRISS@JMLS.edu Reasons to join the Adult Literary Awards Committee
Get the news about what the board is doing
Be proud to have helped select a winning book, like Water for Elephants
Read many interesting and unusual new titles recommended by the literary wise,
The Adult Literary Awards Committee usually meets on the third or fourth Wednesday
morning from September through February; schedule is flexible; read, read, read … That
Mark your calendars for the Friends of
first luncheon of the 2008-2009 season. American Writers Annual Awards
It will be so nice to see all our members
Luncheon on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at the Union League of Chicago
To reserve your seating at the Septemberluncheon, call:
588-0911 or Rosemary Crowley at 312-856-0009. Permanent reservations arenot available at this time.
Pat and / or Rosemary can answer anyquestions
reservations. Please note: reservations as well as cancellations are due before 6:00 pm on the Sunday prior to the luncheon, September 7.
distributed on FAW’s 75th anniversary.
even after she was unable to attendmeetings. Our September meeting will be held at Fortnightly Chicago, Bellevue Place, Chicago.
conversations. She trained several of uson the Board – she taught me the ropesof being president and literary awardschairman.
FAW Yearbooks will be distributed at theSeptember meeting.
copy, look at your information. If there is amistake, please notify Pat Adelberg at 847-588-
If you have not paid your dues for the 2008/9
Eileen McNulty 4450 North Kostner Chicago, Illinois 60630-4102 773-283-3369.
For more information on the woman featured in
today’s program, try one of these books from
your library or bookstore. Both are available in
Howell, Georgina. Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations (Farrar, Straus
& Giroux, 2008). A well written, well
researched thorough biography of the womancalled the “female Lawrence of Arabia.”
Wallach, Janet. Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of
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Lawrence of Arabia (Anchor, 2005). Relying
heavily on letters and diaries of MS Bell, theauthor portrays a “hard traveler, hack for
Empire, cosmopolite, iconoclast, anti-suffragist
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