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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 13/12/2018 1:01 p.m.

December 2018

Topic: hist​orical fiction

  • The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  • Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  • The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
  • Do No Harm by Henry Marsh
  • Monday Mourning by Kathy Reichs
  • Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Impossible Saints by Clarissa Harwood
  • The Africa House by Christina Lamb
  • The De Lacy Inheritance by Elizabeth Ashworth
  • Death in the Valley of Shadows by Deryn Lake
  • A Bespoke Murder by Edward Marston
  • Lion in the Valley by Elizabeth Peters
  • Heresy by S J Parris
  • A Double Life by Flynn Berry
  • The Love Knot by Charlotte Bingham
  • Pandora’s Boy by Lindsey Davis

November 2018

Topic: a prize-winner

  • The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
  • Do No Harm: stories of life, death and brain surgery by Henry Marsh
  • Have Mercy On Us All by Fred Vargas
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang
  • The Milkman by Anna Burns
  • Flights by Olga Tokarczuk
  • The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  • My Struggle: Books 1 to 5 by Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • Dick Francis
  • Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
  • Aotearoa: the New Zealand story by Gavin Bishop
  • Cook’s Cook by Gavin Bishop
  • 419 by Will Ferguson 

October 2018

Topic: mythology

  • Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
  • Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  • Illustrated Myths and Legends of the Pacific by A W Reed
  • A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong
  • Myths and Monsters on Netflix
  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • The Graces by Laure Eve
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M Auel
  • The Valley of Horses by Jean M Auel 
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