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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 21/12/2020 9:16 a.m.

December 2020

Topic: the ocean

  • Oceans by Andrea Mills
  • Lure of the Trade Winds by Jeannine Talley
  • Dead Catch by Frank Muir
  • All at Sea: the danger of NZ's warming oceans by Veronika Meduna
  • Epic Voyages by Bear Grylls
  • And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness
  • Tasman Trespasser 2 by Shaun Quincey
  • The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
  • Ocean Science by Jennifer Hoffman
  • Subantarctic New Zealand: a rare heritage by Neville Peat
  • The Ocean is Alive by Glenn Edney 

November 2020

Topic: art or artist

  • The Poster: a visual history ed. by Gill Saunders and Margaret Timmers
  • A Micronaut in the Wide World by Gregory O'Brien
  • Gustav Klimt: painter of women by Susanna Partsch
  • Lust, Lies and Monarchy by Stephen Millar
  • Planet Banksy by Ket
  • Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the studio by Timothy Standring
  • Friedensreich Hundertwasser by Friedensreich Hundertwasser
  • Wildlife in Printmaking ed. by Carry Akroyd
  • Turner: the sea and the Alps by Kunstmuseum Luzern 

October 2020

Topic: biography

  • The Dalai Lama's Cat by David Michie
  • The Art of Purring by David Michie
  • Michael Morpurgo by Maggie Fergusson
  • Peter Sellers: the mask behind the mask by Peter Evans
  • Nancy: the story of Lady Astor by Adrian Fort
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama
  • The Fatal Lure of Politics by Terry Irving
  • The Soldier Who Came Back by Steve Foster and Alan Clark
  • High Society: the life of Grace Kelly by Donald Spoto
  • The Necessary Aptitude: a memoir by Pam Ayres
  • Four Meals for Fourpence by Grace Foakes
  • The Greatest Knight by Thomas Asbridge
  • Stieg: from activist to author by Jan-Erik Pettersson
  • Barack Obama: American historian by Steven Sarson



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