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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 16/12/2019 5:06 p.m.

December 2019

Topic: the future

  • Don’t Let My Past Be Your Future by Harry Leslie Smith
  • One of Us by Craig DiLouie
  • Afterburn by Richard Heinberg
  • The World in 2050 by Laurence C Smith
  • Armageddon Science by Brian Clegg
  • Finding Frances Hodgkins by Mary Kisler
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Dodging Extinction by Anthony D Barnosky
  • Mid-Century Living by Christine Fernyhough
  • Memories of a Community Cop by Caroline Lawson
  • The Carer by Deborah Moggach
  • Surviving the 21st Century by Julian Cribb
  • The Parade by Dave Eggers
  • The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
  • The Wall by John Lanchester
  • The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley
  • Temple Grandin by Sy Montgomery
  • Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson
  • Dawn by Selahattin Demirtas
  • Beacons: stories for our not so distant future ed by Gregory Norminton

November 2019

Topic: water

  • Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman
  • The Girl from the Sea by Shalini Boland
  • By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coelho
  • In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • A Cup of Light by Nicole Mones
  • The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza
  • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  • The Poetry Pharmacy by William Sieghart
  • The Atlas of Water by Jannet King and Maggie Black
  • Let There Be Water by Seth M Siegel
  • Exposure by Robert Bilott
  • Whitsunday Dawn by Annie Seaton
  • Water: nature and culture by Veronica Strang
  • The Shackleton Voyages by Roland Huntford
  • Endurance: Shackleton’s incredible voyage by Alfred Lansing
  • Elixir: a history of water and humankind by Brian M Fagan
  • A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters by Julian Barnes
  • Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey 

October 2019

Topic: young adult

  • Ed Sheeran: Divide and Conquer by David Nolan
  • Breakfast with Neruda by Laura Moe
  • Mammoth by Jill Baguchinsky
  • That Night by Cyn Balog
  • The Spy with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  • We Are Displaced by Malala Yousafzai
  • Pearl of China by Anchee Min
  • The Sergeant’s Apprentice by Christopher Nuttall
  • Scythe by Neal Shusterman
  • Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman
  • The Traitor and The Thief by Gareth Ward
  • The Clockill and The Thief by Gareth Ward
  • It Sounded Better in My Head by Nina Kenwood
  • A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen 



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