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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 16/04/2018 9:07 a.m.

April 2018

Topic: w​ar

  • 24hr Trench: a day in the life of a frontline tommy by Andrew Robertshaw
  • The Prison Diary of A C Barrington by John Pratt
  • What the Dog Knows by Cat Warren
  • Dorothea’s War: the diaries of a First World War nurse ed by Richard Crewdson
  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
  • Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  • Shauzia by Deborah Ellis
  • The Wish Child by Catherine Chidgey
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
  • The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
  • Spirit House by Mark Dapin
  • Shifting Sands ed by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson
  • No Place for a Woman by Val Wood
  • The Girls who went to War by Duncan Barrett and Nuala Calvi
  • 1940s Fashion by Emmanuelle Dirix
  • Wherever You Are: our true stories of heartbreak, hope and love by The Military Wives
  • Scythe by Neal Shusterman
  • Hell Bay by Kate Rhodes
  • War by Roald Dahl

March 2018

Topic: a French writer

  • Nana by Émile Zola
  • They Eat Horses, Don’t They? By Piu Marie Eatwell
  • Dog Will Have His Day by Fred Vargas
  • Paris for One by Jojo Moyes
  • Great Cathedrals by Bernhard Schütz
  • Sunlight on Cold Water by Françoise Sagan
  • L’Herbe des Nuits by Patrick Modiano
  • The Three Evangelists by Frad Vargas
  • Submission by Michel Houellebecq
  • The Chalk Circle Man by Frad Vargas
  • After the Crash by Michel Bussi
  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • The Family by Tonino Benacquista
  • The First Thing You See by Grégoire Delacourt 

February 2018

Topic: a holiday read

  • Lady Susan by Jane Austen
  • Artemis by Andy Weir
  • Domestic Goddess on a Budget by Wendyl Nissen
  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • Caravans by James A Michener
  • A Fort of Nine Towers by Qais Akbar Omar
  • The Power by Naomi Alderman
  • Ghosts of the Tsunami by Richard Lloyd Parry
  • The Force by Don Winslow
  • The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow
  • The Cartel by Don Winslow
  • Origins of Love by Kishwar Desai
  • The Light of Paris by Eleanor Brown
  • The Secret Lives of Dresses by Erin McKean
  • Smile by Roddy Doyle
  • Dunbar by Edward St Aubyn
  • The Captive Wife by Fiona Kidman
  • The Troubled Man by Henning Mankell
  • The Keeper of Secrets by Judith Cutler
  • The Woman in the Window by A J Finn
  • The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
  • Momo by Michael Ende
  • So Far by David Trubridge
  • Oxygen by William Trubridge
  • Ink Heart by Cornelia Funke
  • The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth by William Boyd
  • I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
  • The Riviera Set by Mary S Lovell 



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