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Afternoon Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at the Afternoon Book Club meetings.
Updated: 16/04/2018 9:07 a.m.

April 2018

Topi​c: a city

  • Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem
  • No Mean City by A McArthur and H Kingsley Long
  • You Were There Before My Eyes by Maria Riva
  • The Quake Year by Fiona Farrell
  • Paris by Danielle Chadych and Dominique Leborgne
  • Cape Town by T V Bulpin
  • Norway
  • Norway: Insight Guides
  • The Vatican: all the paintings by Anja Grebe
  • Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy by Michael Baxandall
  • The Orange Balloon Dog by Don Thompson
  • A Strangeness in my Mind by Orhan Pamuk
  • Belgravia by Julian Fellowes
  • The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: a pedestrian in Paris by John Baxter
  • The Parthenon Bomber by Christos Chrissopoulous

March 2018

Topic: detectives

  • Death of a Cad by M C Beaton
  • Beastly Things by Donna Leon
  • The Dry by Jane Harper
  • Long Way Home by Eva Dolan
  • The Killings at Badger’s Drift by Caroline Graham
  • The Sea Detective by Mark Douglas-Home
  • A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
  • Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson
  • The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir
  • Reykjavik Nights by Arnaldur Indridason
  • The Maid’s Room by Fiona Mitchell
  • The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar
  • The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie
  • One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie
  • Last Seen Wearing by Colin Dexter
  • Glorious 39 – DVD
  • Harbour Street by Ann Cleeves
  • Shrink Rap by Robert B Parker
  • Crimson Joy by Robert B Parker
  • Whisky from Small Glasses by Denzil Meyrick
  • The Last Witness by Denzil Meyrick
  • The Slow Waltz of Turtles by Katherine Pancol
  • Three Complete Novels by Lilian Jackson Braun
  • She’s Leaving Home by William Shaw 

February 2018

Topic: a holiday read

  • War Dances by Sherman Alexie
  • Sixty Seconds by Jessie Blackadder
  • Books by Ross Thomas
  • Fellowship of Ink by Paul Magrs
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • The Sunrise by Victoria Hislop
  • The Laceys of Liverpool by Maureen Lee
  • Light a Penny Candle by Maeve Binchy
  • William Wallis: Brave Heart by James MacKay
  • Neurotribes by Steve Silberman
  • Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
  • Leonardo da Vinci: the complete paintings by Frank Zollner
  • If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late by Pseudonymous Bosch
  • One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson
  • The White Road by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
  • The Winter Journey by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
  • The Jacobite Lass by Janet MacLeod Trotter
  • Never Surrender by Michael Dobbs
  • Fallen Angels by Bernard Cornwell and Susannah Kells
  • The Denniston Rose by Jenny Pattrick
  • Heart of Coal by Jenny Pattrick
  • Kaipara Trilogy by Kate Stirling
  • Drawn Out by Tom Scott
  • The Passage of Love by Alex Miller
  • The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth by William Boyd
  • I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
  • The Riviera Set by Mary S Lovell 

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