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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 18/09/2019 4:37 p.m.

September 2019

Topic: a book by Deborah Challinor

  • The Cloud Leopard's Daughter
  • Isle of Tears
  • Fire
  • Kitty
  • Tamar
  • Behind the Sun
  • The Silk Thief 

August 2019

Topic: a person we admire

  • To the Is-Land by Janet Frame
  • Orwell: wintry conscience of a generation by Jeffrey Meyers
  • Carve Her Name with Pride: the story of Violette Szabo by R J Minney
  • It Wasn't Easy: memoirs of wartime women of the south compiled by Bracy Gardiner
  • So Far, So Good by Mark Todd
  • Michelle: a biography by Liza Mundy
  • Jumping Ship by Glenn Colquhoun
  • Viva Malvina!: the lives of Dame Malvina Major by Joy Tonks
  • Upbeat: the story of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq by Paul MacAlindin
  • A Home-Grown Cook by Dame Alison Holst
  • David Attenborough: naturalist visionary by Sonya Newland 

July 2019

Topic: poetry

  • Psalms for the Road by Joy Cowley
  • One Hundred Poems and a Year by Bob Orr
  • Landfall Literary Journal
  • Fast Fibres ed by Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey
  • The Works by Pam Ayres
  • The Penguin Book of New Zealand Verse ed by Allen Curnow
  • Just for Fun by Stella Wellington
  • View from the South by Owen Marshall
  • Penguin's Poems for Life ed by Laura Barber
  • A Book of Nursery Rhymes (Zodiac Books) 1939
  • Islander by Lyn Davidson
  • Poems and Prose by Gerard Manly Hopkins 




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