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Karen Berk


The Westside/405 Reading Group was formed in 2015 under the leadership of Karen Berk and meets regularly at the home of Syrie James. We welcome new members!

Reading List Archive


April 27
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (and 2004 mini-series screening)


March 3
Defiance by Stephen Taylor

June 23
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

August 25
Cry of the Peacock by V. R. Christiansen

October 27
Cluny Brown by Margery Sharp

December 15
Of Moths and Butterflies by V.R. Christensen


February 18
Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

May 20
Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor

July 15
The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer

September 23
The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

December 9
The Scarlett Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy


March 6
Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things by Paula Byrne

June 11
The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett

August 20
The Making of a Marchioness and The Methods of Lady Walderhurst by Frances Hodgson Burnett

October 8
A Lady of Quality by Frances Hodgson Burnett

December 10
Evelina by Fanny Burney


August 9
Re Jane by Patricia Park