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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 15/12/2017 4:07 p.m.

December 2017

Topic: an American author

  • The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
  • The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
  • The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
  • My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent
  • Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
  • The Golden Hour by T Greenwood
  • No Harm Can Come to a Good Man by J P Smythe
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Quiet American by Graham Greene
  • While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
  • The Arsonist by Sue Miller
  • Too Close to Home by Susan Lewis
  • Crush by Leigh Marsden
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
  • The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Sellout by Paul Beatty
  • The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  • Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates 

November 2017

Topic: social justice

  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  • The Mandibles by Lionel Shriver
  • Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
  • A Small Death in the Great Glen by A D Scott
  • Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Black Wind Pass by Rusty Davis
  • What Cancer Taught Me by Jake Bailey
  • Unwind by Neal Shusterman
  • The Arrival by Shaun Tan
  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  • Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
  • Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin
  • Alpha by Bessora Barroux
  • Flight by Nadia Wheatley and Armin Greder
  • The Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn
  • Waging Peace by Anne Deveson
  • Kit and Maynie (DVD)
  • The Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
  • Middenrammers by John Bart 

October 2017

Topic: young adult

  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit
  • Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman
  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
  • iGen by Jean Twenge
  • Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
  • Diary of a Whimpy Kid: the third wheel by Jeff Kinney
  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
  • The Best Christmas Present in the World by Michael Morpurgo
  • The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Road to Winter by Mark Smith
  • Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  • When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
  • Do No Harm: stories of life, death and brain surgery by Henry Marsh 



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