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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 18/08/2017 11:46 a.m.

August 2017

Topic: food

  • Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker
  • Extreme Food by Bear Grylls
  • Weight Loss for Food Lovers by Dr George Blair-West
  • Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe
  • Raw Energy by Leslie and Susannah Kenton
  • The Hare Krishna Book of Vegetarian Cooking by Adiraja dasa
  • The Herb and Spice Companion by Marcus Webb and Richard Craze
  • The Green Way to Healthy Living
  • The Food Wars by Walden Bello
  • A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz
  • Very Easy Vegetarian Cookbook by Alison Holst and Simon Holst
  • The Revive Café Cookbook
  • Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
  • Chocolat by Joanne Harris
  • Dinnertime Goodness by Nadia Lim
  • Recipe for Disaster by Stacey Ballis
  • Explore Wild Australia with the Bush Lucker Man by Les Hiddins
  • Outback Survival by Bob Cooper
  • The Last Fish Tale by Mark Kurlansky
  • In Defence of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya von Bremzen
  • The Sex Life of Food by Bunny Crumpacker
  • Mother Was a Good Cook Too by Margaret Dunn
  • The Third Plate by Dan Barber
  • Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J Ryan Stradal 

July 2017

Topic: feminism

  • The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
  • Face Value by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano
  • Rosie the Riveter
  • On the Wilder Shores of Love by Lesley Blanch
  • The Wilder Shores of Love by Lesley Blanch
  • Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • My Autobiography by Jackie Shilling
  • For Her Own Good by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
  • Inside Stories by Frances Walsh
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
  • The Power by Naomi Alderman 

June 2017

Topic: saga

  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
  • Neapolitan Novels series by Elena Ferrante
  • Jessica by Bryce Courtenay
  • The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz
  • The Trowenna Sea by Witi Ihimaera
  • Barkskins by Annie Proulx
  • Some Luck by Jane Smiley
  • Infinitesimal by Amir Alexander
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • Last Hundred Years series by Jane Smiley
  • Goneville by Nick Bollinger
  • Gangster by Lorenzo Carcaterra
  • A Fort of Nine Towers by Qais Akbar Omar
  • Shogun by James Clavell
  • The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart 

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