About

The Pasadena Area Reading Group is currently at capacity and cannot accept new members.

Pasadena Area

Reading Group

Upcoming Meetings

Sunday, November 14, 7 p.m.
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Sunday, December 19, 7 p.m.
Birthday Tea

Sunday, January 23, 7 p.m.
Persuasion by Jane Austen

Meetings will be both in person and on Zoom.

Reading List Archive

2022

January 23
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

2021 

January 24
Jane Austen at Home: a biography by Lucy Worsley

February 28
Emma by Jane Austen

April 11
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

May 23
Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

June 27
Mapp & Lucia by E. F. Benson

July 25
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

September 26
The Genius of Jane Austen: Her Love of Theatre and Why She Works in Hollywood by Paula Byrne

November 14
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

2020 

January 12
Sanditon by Jane Austen

March 15
Sanditon (three completed versions: by Jane Austen and Another Lady (1975), novelist Marie Dobbs and Andrew Davies’ TV adaptation)

2019 

January 13
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

March 24
Love in a Cold Climate and The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

May 11
Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson

July 24
How Reading Changed My Life by Anna Quindlen

September 8
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

November 3
Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice by Paula Byrne

2018

November 11
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding

September 2
Persuasion by Jane Austen

July 8
A Secret Sisterhood: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Bronte, Eliot, and Woolf by Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney

May 6
Jane Austen’s juvenilia

March 25
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith

January 7
Sanditon by Jane Austen
The Price of Butcher’s Meat by Reginald Hill

2017

November 19
Miss Buncle Married by D.E. Stevenson

September 10
Corinne, or Italy by Madame de Stael

July 9
The Belle’s Stratagem by Hannah Cowley

May 28
Hermsprong by Robert Bage

April 2
Sisters of Fortune by Jehanne Wake

2016

November 6
The Chronicles of Barsetshire by Anthony Trollope

September 11
Sense and Sensibility by Joanna Trollope

July 17
Miss Buncle’s Book by D. E. Stevenson