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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 25/07/2018 11:24 a.m.

July 2018

Topic: a prizewinning book

  • In a Fishbone Church by Catherine Chidgey

  • Brick Lane by Monica Ali

  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel

  • Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones

  • Over the Plain Houses by Julia Franks

  • A Horse Walks Into a Bar by David Grossman

  • The New Zealand Wars by James Belich

  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

June 2018

Topic: an inve​ntion or inventor

  • Leonardo’s Legacy: how Da Vinci reimagined the world by Stefan Klein
  • Who Knew?: 50 great Kiwi innovations by Steve Bohling
  • Apollo 11 Manual   
  • Ernest R Godward Inventor by Shirley Walker
  • The Heart Healers: the misfits, mavericks and rebels who created the greatest medical breakthrough of our lives by James Forrester
  • Under the Microscope by Earl Owen
  • Exactly: how precision engineers created the modern world by Simon Winchester
  • A History of Invention: from stone axes to silicon chips by Trevor I Williams

May 2018

Topic: a mystery

  • The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson
  • Silent Voices by Ann Cleeves
  • The Light of Day by Graham Swift   
  • The Question of the Missing Head: an Asperger’s mystery by E J Copperman
  • Old Bones by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
  • The Silent Witness by Casey Watson
  • Found Wanting by Robert Goddard
  • The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan
  • Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane
  • The Listerdale Mystery: and other stories by Agatha Christie
  • Harry Mac by Russell Eldridge 
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