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Tikipunga Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at Tikipunga Book Club meetings.
Updated: 15/06/2018 3:38 p.m.

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 

April 2018

Topic​: music

  • Classical Music by Joy Cowley
  • The Piano by Jane Campion
  • The Bell Tower by Sarah Rayne
  • Love Song: the lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya by Ethan Mordden
  • The Story of Music by Howard Goodall
  • The Jazz Standards: a guide to the repertoire by Ted Gioia
  • America's Music Makers: big bands and ballrooms, 1912-2011 by John 'Jack' Behrens
  • Waiata: Maori songs in history by Margaret Orbell
  • Tchaikovsky: his life and music by Jeremy Siepmann
  • Jacqueline du Pre: her life, her music, her legend by Elizabeth Wilson
  • I Don't Want to Fight by Lulu
  • Silent Music by Jane Hawking
  • Classic FM Hall of Fame
  • Sonata for Miriam by Linda Olsson



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