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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 17/09/2020 10:59 a.m.

September 2020

Topic: minorities

  • Heartstopper. Vol 1, 2 and 3 by Alice Oseman
  • A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry
  • Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
  • Meat Market by Juno Dawson
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  • Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
  • So Much For That by Lionel Shriver
  • The Post-Birthday World by Lionel Shriver
  • Myanmar’s Enemy Within by Francis Wade
  • The Unreliable People by Rosetta Allan
  • The Story Keeper by Lisa Wingate
  • An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma
  • The Pacific: nuclear testing and minorities
  • Melody of Colors
  • Ghost Fire by Wilbur Smith
  • A Burning by Megha Majumdar
  • No Friend but the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani
  • The Good Fight by Danielle Steel
  • The Rules of Influence: winning when you’re in the minority by William D Crano 

August 2020

Topic: a gothic novel

  • Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  • A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
  • The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
  • Bird’s Eye View by Elinor Florence
  • The Shipyard Girls by Nancy Revell
  • Tess by Kirsten McDougall
  • Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
  • Thin Air by Michelle Paver
  • A Luminous Republic by Andres Barba
  • The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
  • The Treaty of Waitangi by Toby Morris
  • Mophead by Selina Tusitala Marsh
  • Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
  • The Mist in the Mirror by Susan Hill
  • Starve Acre by Andrew Michael Hurley 

July 2020

Topic: translation

  • The Devil that Danced on the Water by Aminatta Forna
  • The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo
  • Apeirogon by Colum McCann
  • Aue by Becky Manawatu
  • The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
  • The Rent Collector by Camron Wright
  • Last Impressions by Joseph Kertes
  • Submission by Michel Houellebecq
  • MBS by Ben Hubbard
  • From Russia with Blood by Heidi Blake
  • The Farm by Joanna Ramos
  • Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
  • Beartown by Fredrik Backman
  • Us Against You by Fredrik Backman
  • The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
  • When All is Said and Done by Anne Griffin
  • Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  • Know My Name by Chanel Miller
  • The Book of Wonders by Julien Sandrel
  • Unveiled by Yasmine Mohammed
  • Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha
  • Voices by Arnaldur Indridason
  • Wolfe Island by Lucy Treloar
  • The Japanese Lover by Isabelle Allende
  • Based on a True Story by Delphine de Vigan
  • The Runaway Family by Diney Costeloe
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • Devices and Desires by Kate Hubbard
  • Threads of Life by Clare Hunter
  • The Hungry and the Fat by Timur Vermes



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