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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 18/11/2019 9:51 a.m.

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 

September 2019

Topic: food

  • Queenie by Candice Cary-Williams
  • When It All Went to Custard by Danielle Hawkins
  • Bread Alone by Judi Hendricks
  • Friends, Lovers, Chocolate by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer
  • The Third Plate by Dan Barber
  • The Dorito Effect by Mark Schatzker
  • Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  • Milkman by Anna Burns
  • Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • As the Pig Turns by M C Beaton
  • There Goes the Bride by M C Beaton
  • Nathaniel’s Nutmeg by Giles Milton
  • A Recipe for Bees by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
  • When the Cypress Whispers by Yvette Manessis Corporon
  • The Mulberry Tree by Jude Deveraux
  • The Waiter by Matias Faldbakken 



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