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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

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

October 2017

Topic: a favourite New Zealand location

  • Whangaroa by E.V. Sale
  • Once the Wilderness by John T Diamond
  • Dreamers = Nga kaimoemoea: stories of the Hokianga by Suzy Pointon
  • They Called Me Te Maari by Florence Harsant
  • Navigation: a memoir by Joy Cowley
  • The New Zealand Good Beach Guide by Tim Rainger
  • Tales of Yesteryear: including oral histories of the North by Madge Malcolm
  • Fleur: the life and times of pioneering restauranteur Fleur Sullivan by Fleur Sullivan
  • Civilisation: twenty places at the edge of the world by Steve Braunias 

September 2017

Topic: an Asian writer

  • Daughter of the Killing Fields by Theary C Seng
  • The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
  • The Girl With Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • Sleeping With Jupiter by Anuradha Roy
  • The Garden of Evening Mists by Twan Eng Tan
  • The Diving Pool by Yoko Ogawa
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
  • Buy Me the Sky by Xinran
  • The Road of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam 

August 2017

Topic: third world countries

  • Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah
  • My Father’s Rifle by Hiner Saleem
  • My Life as a Traitor by Zarah Ghahramani
  • Ten Thousand Sorrows by Elizabeth Kim
  • Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
  • One Hundred and Four Horses by Amanda Retzlaff
  • Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe
  • The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
  • Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
  • The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan
  • Letters from Burma by Aung San Suu Kyi 

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