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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 21/12/2020 9:16 a.m.

December 2020

Topic: a debut novel

  • Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
  • The Gradual by Christopher Priest
  • The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste
  • The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist
  • The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magnusson
  • A Witch in Time by Constance Sayers
  • Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho
  • Little Culinary Triumphs by Pascale Pujol
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • Ali and the Whale by Norman Tolra
  • Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi
  • Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
  • Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake
  • The Mannequin Makers by Craig Cliff
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
  • A Place for Everything by Judith Flanders
  • Victory Park by Rachel Kerr
  • After Z-hour by Elizabeth Knox
  • The Pearl that Broke It’s Shell by Nadia Hashimi
  • A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashimi
  • For the Most Beautiful by Emily Hauser 

November 2020

Topic: disaster

  • Love Anthony by Lisa Genova
  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  • All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton
  • The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia
  • What the Eyes Don’t See by Mona Hanna-Attisha
  • The Expendables by Jeff Rubin
  • Joyita by David Wright
  • 501 Most Devastating Disasters by David Brown
  • Bleeding Earth by Kaitlin Ward
  • The Girl Who Owned a City by O T Nelson
  • The Survivors by Jane Harper
  • Towards the Mountain by Sarah Myles
  • The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox
  • Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
  • Seventeen by Hideo Yokoyama 

October 2020

Topic: a book that is a movie

  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
  • Bridge Over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle
  • The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
  • Follow this Thread by Henry Eliot
  • Hella by David Gerrold
  • The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham
  • Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith
  • Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman
  • Defending Jacob by William Landay
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  • Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney
  • Girl Woman Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne 



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