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Evening Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Evening Book Club meetings.
Updated: 27/10/2017 5:08 p.m.

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 

September 2017

Topic: dystopia

  • Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban
  • Ship Breaker by Paulo Bicigalupi
  • The Drowned Cities by Paulo Bicigalupi
  • The Road to Winter by Mark Smith
  • Wilder Country by Mark Smith
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • The Mandibles by Lionel Shriver
  • The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • Long Way Home DVD
  • Malala DVD
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • Inventing the Future by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams
  • Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
  • NK3 by Michael Tolkin
  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  • 2084 by Boualem Sansal
  • Diamond Dogs by David Bowie (CD) 

August 2017

Topic: food

  • Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker
  • Extreme Food by Bear Grylls
  • Weight Loss for Food Lovers by Dr George Blair-West
  • Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe
  • Raw Energy by Leslie and Susannah Kenton
  • The Hare Krishna Book of Vegetarian Cooking by Adiraja dasa
  • The Herb and Spice Companion by Marcus Webb and Richard Craze
  • The Green Way to Healthy Living
  • The Food Wars by Walden Bello
  • A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz
  • Very Easy Vegetarian Cookbook by Alison Holst and Simon Holst
  • The Revive Café Cookbook
  • Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
  • Chocolat by Joanne Harris
  • Dinnertime Goodness by Nadia Lim
  • Recipe for Disaster by Stacey Ballis
  • Explore Wild Australia with the Bush Lucker Man by Les Hiddins
  • Outback Survival by Bob Cooper
  • The Last Fish Tale by Mark Kurlansky
  • In Defence of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya von Bremzen
  • The Sex Life of Food by Bunny Crumpacker
  • Mother Was a Good Cook Too by Margaret Dunn
  • The Third Plate by Dan Barber
  • Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J Ryan Stradal 



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