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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 20/08/2019 5:20 p.m.

August 2019

Topic: an African woman author

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • Masai Dreaming by Justin Cartwright
  • Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
  • We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
  • The Other Wife by Michael Robotham
  • The Woman in the Window by A J Finn
  • Elsewhere Home by Leila Aboulela
  • Ancestor Stones by Aminatta Forna
  • The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
  • The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • African Nights by Kuki Gallmann
  • Night Dancer by Chika Unigwe 

July 2019

Topic: the law

  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • A Special Relationship by Douglas Kennedy
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • The Children Act by Ian McEwan
  • The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins
  • Summary Justice by John Fairfax 

June 2019

Topic: environment

  • The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack by Ian Tattersall
  • The Songs of Trees by David George Haskell
  • Dreaming the Biosphere by Rebecca Reider
  • The Overstory by Richard Powers
  • In Search of the Canary Tree by Lauren E Oakes
  • Taming the Sun by Varun Sivaram
  • Brave New Arctic by Mark C Serreze
  • The House Girl by Tara Conklin
  • Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
  • Game Control by Lionel Shriver
  • The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys
  • This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
  • When the Killing’s Done by T C Boyle
  • In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin
  • The Beginning of the End by Daryl Tarte
  • Leave No Trace – DVD ​​​



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