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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 24/06/2021 6:14 p.m.

June 2021

Topic: a Scandinavian writer

  • The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell
  • Kennedy’s Brain by Henning Mankell
  • The Second Deadly Sin by Asa Larsson
  • Macbeth by Jo Nesbo
  • The Bat by Jo Nesbo
  • The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett
  • The Phone Box at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina
  • Goodbye, Mr Muffin by Ulf Nilsson
  • The Home by Mats Strandberg
  • The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo
  • The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
  • From the Centre by Patricia Grace
  • Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow by Peter Hoeg
  • A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist
  • Beyond All Reasonable Doubt by Malin Persson Giolito
  • Betrayal by Karin Alvtegen
  • Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
  • The History of Bees by Maja Lunde
  • One of Us by Asne Seierstad
  • An Event in Autumn by Henning Mankell
  • The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson
  • Waiting for Monsieur Bellivier by Britta Rostlund
  • The Catalyst Killing by Hans Olav Lahlum 

May 2021

Topic: betw​een 2 cultures

  • Chappy by Patricia Grace
  • Voices of the Lost by Hoda Barakat
  • Under the Blue by Oana Aristide
  • Look at Me by Jennifer Egan
  • As the Earth Turns Silver by Alison Wong
  • Guest House for Young Widows by Azadeh Moaveni
  • Islands of Abandonment by Cal Flyn
  • The Rent Collector by Camron Steve Wright
  • The Necessary Angel by C K Stead
  • Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • City of Vengeance by D V Bishop
  • H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
  • Cousins by Patricia Grace
  • Houses of Power by Simon Thurley
  • The Color of Water by James McBride
  • First, They Erased Our Name by Habiburahman with Sophie Ansel
  • The New Mrs Clifton by Elizabeth Buchan

April 2021

Topic: mur​der mystery

  • Innocent Blood by P D James
  • Murder on the Champ de Mars by Cara Black
  • A Treacherous Paradise by Henning Mankell
  • A Sight for Sore Eyes by Ruth Rendell
  • The Vault by Ruth Rendell
  • Keep Her Quiet by Emma Curtis
  • Gangland by Jared Savage
  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  • Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
  • The Secret, Book and Scone Society by Ellery Adams
  • The Harlot’s Tale by Sam Thomas
  • The Other Joseph by Skip Horack
  • Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  • Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin
  • The Quaker by Liam McIlvanney
  • The Three Deaths of Magdalene Lynton by Katherine Hayton
  • Thieves by Hannah Dennison
  • Allie and Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • Don’t Let My Past Be Your Future by Harry Leslie Smith
  • The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor



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