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Afternoon Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at the Afternoon Book Club meetings.
Updated: 10/03/2020 2:46 p.m.

March 2020

Topic: lost

  • The Garden of Lost and Found by Harriet Evans
  • Sea of Lost Love by Santa Montefiore
  • One Station Away by Olafur Johann Olafsson
  • The Lost Man by Jane Harper
  • After Me Comes the Flood by Sarah Perry
  • Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
  • Their Cemetery Sown with Corn by Frank Binder
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Japan by Pico Iyer
  • Life as a Casketeer by Francis and Kaiora Tipene
  • Lost Property by Laura Beatty
  • Trust Me, I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday
  • The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan
  • The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Little Girl Lost by Brian McGilloway
  • Celine by Peter Heller

February 2020

Topic: a holiday read

  • The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
  • The History of Loneliness by John Boyne
  • Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It by Daniel Klein
  • The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli
  • Autumn Light by Pico Iyer
  • Moonlight Sonata by Eileen Merriman
  • Dominion: the making of the western mind by Tom Holland
  • The New Girl by Daniel Silva
  • Quartet in Autumn by Barbara Pym
  • Civil to Strangers and Other Writings by Barbara Pym and Hazel Holt
  • The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
  • Amber by Deborah Challinor
  • The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling
  • The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
  • Nana’s Memories by May Revell
  • Wet Behind the Ears by Peter Taylor
  • The Anchoress by Robyn Cadwallader
  • The Body by Bill Bryson
  • The Book of Wonders by Julien Sandrel 

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 




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