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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 10/03/2020 2:47 p.m.

March 2020

Topic: a South American writer

  • A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende
  • American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
  • Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams
  • Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende
  • City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende
  • The Mapmaker’s Wife by Robert Whitaker
  • Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
  • The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  • The Confession by Jessie Burton
  • Walking the Amazon by Ed Stafford
  • On Green Dolphin Street by Sebastian Faulks
  • Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
  • The Neighborhood by Mario Vargas Llosa 

February 2020

Topic: a holiday read

  • The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan
  • Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton
  • The Secretary by Renee Knight
  • The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley
  • Raven Black by Anne Cleeves
  • High Dive by Jonathan Lee
  • Counting the Stars by Helen Dunmore
  • Brodeck’s Report by Philippe Claudel
  • Blackwater Rising by Attica Locke
  • The End of Time by Gavin Extence
  • Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
  • The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
  • The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
  • The Huntress by Kate Quinn
  • My Outback Childhood by Toni Tapp Coutts
  • After the Party by Cassie Hamer
  • The English Girl by Margaret Leroy
  • The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
  • Beartown by Fredrik Backman
  • Us Against You by Fredrik Backman
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
  • The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian
  • The Human Planet: how we created the Anthropocene by Simon L Lewis
  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  • Forty Autumns by Nina Willner
  • Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism by Kristen R Ghodsee
  • Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth
  • The Body by Bill Bryson
  • The Book of Wonders by Julien Sandrel

December 2019

Topic: the future

  • Don’t Let My Past Be Your Future by Harry Leslie Smith
  • One of Us by Craig DiLouie
  • Afterburn by Richard Heinberg
  • The World in 2050 by Laurence C Smith
  • Armageddon Science by Brian Clegg
  • Finding Frances Hodgkins by Mary Kisler
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Dodging Extinction by Anthony D Barnosky
  • Mid-Century Living by Christine Fernyhough
  • Memories of a Community Cop by Caroline Lawson
  • The Carer by Deborah Moggach
  • Surviving the 21st Century by Julian Cribb
  • The Parade by Dave Eggers
  • The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
  • The Wall by John Lanchester
  • The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley
  • Temple Grandin by Sy Montgomery
  • Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson
  • Dawn by Selahattin Demirtas
  • Beacons: stories for our not so distant future ed by Gregory Norminton



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