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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 19/05/2017 11:48 a.m.

May 2017

Topic: travel

  • Down Under by Bill Bryson
  • Slovenia for Children
  • Austin Mitchell’s Talkin’ Yorksher
  • Venetian Curiosities by Donna Leon
  • Mustn’t Grumble by Joe Bennett
  • Angkor and the Khmer Civilization by Michael D Coe
  • Passage to Juneau by Jonathan Raban
  • Narrowboat Nomads by Steve Haywood
  • Storms and Dreams by John Dunmore
  • Frontiers of Heaven by Stanley Stewart
  • Honey and Dust by Piers Moore Ede
  • Earth of Distant Suns by Michael Carroll
  • The Making of the British Landscape by Francis Pryor
  • The Burning Page by Genevieve Cogman
  • Airframe by Michael Crichton
  • The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • The Man Who Invented History by Justin Marozzi
  • Traveler’s Tales, Greece: true stories ed by Larry Habegger, Sean O’Reilly and Brian Alexander 

April 2017

Topic: spirituality

  • Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  • The Lion Handbook: the world’s religions
  • The Masks of Christ by Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince
  • Solomon’s Tale by Sheila Jeffries
  • Solomon’s Kitten by Sheila Jeffries
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  • A Very Short Introduction to Buddhism by Damien Keown
  • Waking Up by Sam Harris
  • The Greatest Miracle in the World by Og Mandino
  • The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho
  • Remembering Christchurch: voices from decades past by Alison Parr
  • Tipping Sacred Cows by Betsy Chasse
  • The Evolution of God by Robert Wright
  • Rebirth by Kamal Ravikant 

March 2017

Topic: the future

  • Afterburn: society beyond fossil fuels by Richard Heinberg
  • Wonder by R J Palacio
  • When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan
  • Boundary by Eric Flint and Ryk E Spoor
  • Young Miles by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
  • Red Rising by Pierce Brown
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • The Road to Winter by Mark Smith
  • Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel
  • The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross
  • Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein
  • Progress by Johan Norberg 



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