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Afternoon Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at the Afternoon Book Club meetings.
Updated: 15/12/2017 4:07 p.m.

December 2017

Topic: friendship

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Never Coming Back by Alison McGhee
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • St Francis of Assisi by G K Chesterton
  • Reluctant Saint by Donald Spoto
  • Francis of Assisi by André Vauchez
  • Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Inner Life of Animals by Peter Wohleben
  • Brother Sun, Sister Moon by Katherine Paterson
  • The Good People by Hannah Kent
  • Thin Ice by Mikael Engstrom
  • Chancer by Donnie Kanter Winokur
  • Kindred Souls by Edna Gurewitsch
  • The Secret Magdalene by Ki Longfellow
  • Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
  • The Four-Dimensional Human by Laurence Scott
  • Whiplash by Joi Ito and Jeff Howe
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • Jessi-cat by Jayne Dillon
  • Christmas Cakes and Mistletoe Nights by Carole Matthews
  • Munich by Robert Harris 

November 2017

Topic: western

  • The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry
  • Grand Ambition by G Bruce Knecht
  • The Outlander by Jill Adamson
  • Summer of the Star by Johnny D Boggs
  • The Owl Hunt by Richard S Wheeler
  • Grey Owl (DVD)
  • Tracker by William Vance
  • The Bronc Buster by Billy Hall
  • Longhorn Empire by Leslie Scott
  • Panhandle Pioneer by Bradford Scott
  • True Grit by Charles Portis
  • Western Classics ed by Tom Pomplun (graphic novel)
  • Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry
  • Crossfire Trail by Louis L’Amour
  • The Broken Gun by Louis L’Amour
  • Avenger From Hell by Will Black
  • Sin Killer by Larry McMurtry
  • Twin Sombreros by Zane Grey
  • Desert Crossing by H H Cody
  • The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo by Ian Stansel
  • All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy 

October 2017

Topic: conservation

  • Tiritiri Matangi by Anne Rimmer
  • Grandma’s Island: Motuapo, an island reborn by Lois Knight
  • Barkskins by Annie Proulx
  • Wild Things, Wild Places by Jane Alexander
  • Confessions of an Eco-Sinner by Fred Pearce
  • Atmosphere of Hope by Tim Flannery
  • Bringing Back the Bird Song by Wade and Jan Doak
  • Plant Conservation: why it matters and how it works by Timothy Walker
  • Fragile Earth
  • The End of the Line by Charles Clover 

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