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Afternoon Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at the Afternoon Book Club meetings.
Updated: 17/09/2020 10:59 a.m.

September 2020

Topic: fire

  • Fire by C C Humphreys
  • The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  • The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshanna Zuboff
  • Inferno by Dan Brown
  • Last Will by Liza Marklund
  • Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves
  • Fire by Deborah Challinor
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Zen Under Fire by Marianne Elliott
  • Fire in the Thatch by E C R Lorac
  • The Fire by Katherine Neville
  • Firewatching by Russ Thomas 

August 2020

Topic: painting

  • The Art of Looking Up by Catherine McCormack
  • Illuminated Manuscripts
  • Books of Hours
  • The Master of Mary Burgundy
  • Egon Schiele by Jane Kallir
  • Der Unbekannte Hundertwasser
  • Hundertwasser for Future
  • The Uffizi by Luciano Berti
  • The Hermitage
  • The Black Painting by Neil Olson
  • The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
  • P-J Redoute: Roses
  • Roses by Rosie Sanders
  • Redoute: Lilies
  • The Organic Artist by Nick Neddo
  • Frances Hodgkins by Alexa Johnston
  • Hundertwasser: the painter king with 5 skins by Pierre Restany
  • Still Life by Louise Penny
  • Raphael: painter in Rome by Stephanie Storey 

July 2020

Topic: challenge (out of comfort zone)

  • The American Fiancee by Eric Dupont
  • A Mills and Boon book
  • Family Furnishings by Alice Munro
  • Erebus by Michael Palin
  • Adults by Emma Jane Unsworth
  • Salt of the Earth: a journey with Sebastiao Salgado DVD
  • The End of October by Lawrence Wright
  • The Penguin Leunig by Michael Leunig
  • The Lovers: Afghanistan’s Romeo and Juliet by Rod Nordland
  • The Cabaret of Plants by Richard Mabey
  • Worst Case Scenario by Helen FitzGerald
  • Viral by Helen FitzGerald
  • Portrait of the Artist’s Wife by Barbara Anderson
  • The One That Got Away by Jennifer Palgrave
  • Women, Equality, Power by Helen Clark
  • A Better Man by Louise Penny
  • The Hungry and the Fat by Timur Vermes 



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