[ebooktalk] Re: membership

  • From: "Shell" <shell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <ebooktalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2012 15:20:00 +0100

I think they would both be good members. Maybe if you explain that we don't 
have any non book related chat on here they might be more interested.
Shell.


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From: "David Russell" <david.russell8@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2012 1:55 PM
To: <ebooktalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [ebooktalk] Re: membership

> I am wondering about asking Peter White and/or Ian Macrae.
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> They both happily accept my scans, but whether they would wish to commit to
> reading a book a month or not I do not know.  Of course, no one needs to
> read each book.
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> David
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> From: ebooktalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:ebooktalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Trish Talbot
> Sent: 29 September 2012 13:52
> To: ebooktalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [ebooktalk] Re: membership
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> Yes, that's fine, David.  I thought of someone else, too, but will leave it
> till we're properly set up.
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> I agree that it would be inappropriate to include sighted people on the
> list.  As you say, getting books is so much easier for them.
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> Trish. as 
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
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> From: David Russell <mailto:david.russell8@xxxxxxxxxxxx>  
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> To: ebooktalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
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> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2012 9:00 AM
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> Subject: [ebooktalk] Re: membership
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> Trish,
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> Your proposed new member sounds like just what we want.  Could I ask though
> that you do not mention it until the list is running properly?
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> I am in agreement to a closed list, by invitation only, and I would prefer
> it to be a list for the blind.  I am not too happy with the idea of sending
> books to sighted people.  They can get books easily enough for themselves.
> It is because we have so few books available to us that I am happy to
> distribute books to blind readers.
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> David
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> From: ebooktalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:ebooktalk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Trish Talbot
> Sent: 28 September 2012 23:39
> To: ebooktalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [ebooktalk] Re: membership
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> I can think of someone who, I think, would be an enthusiastic and committed
> member.  She is VI, but now lives in Australia, though she is British, and
> has a degree in English.  She is even more of a bookworm than I am.  What do
> members think?
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> I don't like the idea of asking on open lists, and certainly would baulk at
> the idea of asking non-blind readers, but I'm happy to go along with what
> others think.
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> Trish.
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
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> From: Shell <mailto:shell@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>  
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> To: ebooktalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
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> Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 7:11 PM
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> Subject: [ebooktalk] Re: membership
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> A few more members would be good, but I am also very happy with what we
> already have, if we can't think of any more. I like our reading choices and
> would be just as happy reading from our small group, as everyone tries to
> introduce new authors and styles.
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> I'm not sure I can think of anyone to ask, though I've racked my brains.
> Everyone I can think of is too busy to keep up, unrelyable or involved in
> too many genre specific book clubs already.
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> The only other idea would be to ask on an open list for interested members
> and then vet anyone who wanted to join. How did we think in the end about
> members being non UK and not blind? Even then, I still don't think I can
> think of anyone though but it might widen the scope if anyone else did.
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> Shell.
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