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Afternoon Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at the Afternoon Book Club meetings.
Updated: 16/12/2019 4:55 p.m.

December 2019

Topic: a first novel

  • Small Country by Gael Faye
  • People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
  • Maigret by Georges Simenon
  • The Nowhere Child by Christian White
  • The People-faces by Lisa Cherrington
  • Grand Slam Murders by R J Lee
  • A Small Death in the Great Glen by A D Scott
  • Under Water by Casey Barrett
  • Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  • Wulf by Hamish Clayton
  • Playing with the Moon by Eliza Graham
  • Dawn by Selahattin Demirtas 

November 2019

Topic: water

  • The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva
  • Miracle at St Andrews by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge
  • Water Music by Margie Orford
  • Icebergs and Glaciers by Seymour Simon
  • The Voyage of the Icebergs by Eleanor Jones Harvey
  • Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith
  • Water by Bapsi Sidhwa
  • Erebus by Michael Palin
  • Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes
  • Fusion by Kate Richards
  • Memory of Water by Emmi Itaranta
  • Meltwater by Suzanne Ashmore
  • Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
  • Black Water by Cormac O’Keeffe 

October 2019

Topic: animals

  • The Dogs of Windcutter Down by David Kennard
  • Shrek: the story of a Kiwi icon by John Perriam
  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
  • Silent Footsteps by Sally Henderson
  • Chardin ed. by Pierre Rosenburg
  • English Animals by Laura Kaye
  • My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell 



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