Book Group 2


Coordinator Contact(s)Mary Hartley (8441 3165)
Venue TalksMember's Home
Days and TimesThursday 10:00-12:00
FrequencyMonthly, week 4
Are there any Vacancies in the Group?No
Contact emailContact Group Coordinator

 Our chosen books for the next three months are:

  • Kamila Shamsie   Home fire
    • Thursday 30th August
  • Nicholas Searle  The good liar
    • Thursday 27th September
  • Amor Towles  A gentleman in Moscow
    • Thursday 25th October

List of Previous Books

November 2009Christobel KentA Time of Mourning 
December 2009James LeverMe Cheeta
January 2010Nadine GordimerThe Conservationist
February 2010Michael FraynSpies
March 2010Howard JacobsonThe Making of Henry
April 2010William BoydOrdinary Thunderstorms
May 2010C J SansomDissolution
June 2010William Gibson and Bruce SterlingThe Difference Engine
July 2010Edith WhartonHouse of Mirth
September 2010Barbara KingsolverThe Lacuna
October 2010Andrea LevySmall Island
November 2010Sarah DunantSacred Hearts
December 2010Wilkie CollinsThe Woman in White
January 2011Donna LeonDeath at La Fenice
February 2011Valerie MartinProperty
March 2011John Le CarreMission Song
April 2011Aravind AdigaThe White Tiger
May 2011Anthony TrollopeBarchester Towers
June 2011F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Great Gatsby
July 2011Jane GardamOld Filth
August 2011Kathryn StockettThe Help
October 2011Emma DonoghueRoom
November 2011Edmund deWaal The Hare with Amber Eyes
December 2011Graham GreeneThe Heart of the Matter
January 2012A D MillerSnowdrops
February 2012David MitchellThe Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
March 2012Charles DickensHard Times
April 2012Mohsin HamidThe Reluctant Fundamentalist
May 2012Sebastian BarryOn Canaan's Side
June 2012Beryl BainbridgeMaster Georgie
July 2012Robert HarrisThe Fear Index
August 2012Antonio TabucchiPereira Maintains
September 2012Stephen KelmanPigeon English
October 2012Rose TremainRestoration
November 2012Camilla LackbergThe Ice Princess
December 2012Madeline MillerSong of Achilles
January 2013Salman RushdieThe Moor's Last Sigh
February 2013Alexander McCall SmithThe Importance of Being Seven
April 2013Pat BarkerToby's Room
May 2013Henry JamesThe Bostonians
June 2013Rodney BoltAs good as Godas clever as the Devil: the impossible life of Mary Benson
July 2013Chinua AchebeThings fall apart
August 2013Ann PatchettBel canto
September 2013A M HolmesMay we be forgiven
October 2013John WilliamsStoner
November 2013Barbara KingsolverFlight behaviour
December 2013Markus ZusakThe book thief
January 2014John LanchesterCapital
February 2014Ian McEwanSolar
March 2014Margaret AtwoodPenelopiad
April 2014Andrew MillerPure
May 2014Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieAmericanah
July 2014Robert GalbraithThe Cuckoo's calling
September 2014D H LawrenceSons and lovers
October 2014Aminatta FornaThe Hired man
November 2014Robert HarrisAn officer and a spy
December 2014Tan Twan EngGarden of evening mists
January 2015Mary CostelloAcademy street
February 2015Jessie BurtonThe Miniaturist
March 2015Elena FerranteMy Beautiful friend
April 2015Maggie O'FarrellThe Hand that first held mine
May 2015Nancy MitfordThe Pursuit of love
June 2015Jan-Philipp SendkerThe Art of hearing heartbeats
July 2015Elizabeth JaneHoward Falling
August 2015Lionel DavidsonKolymsky heights
September 2015Ian McEwanChildren act
October 2015Ruth Prawer JhabvalaNature of passion
November 2015William BoydBlue afternoon
December 2015Richard FlanaganSound of one hand clapping
January 2016Patrick GalePlace called winter
February 2016Fredrik BackmanA man called Ove
March 2016Neville ShutePied piper
April 2016Diane ChamberlainNecessary lies
May 2016Anthony DoerrAll the light we cannot see
June 2016Catherine BaileyBlack diamonds
July 2016Hannah RothschildImprobability of love
August 2016Lisa McInerneyGlorious heresies
October 2016Sebastian FaulksWhere my heart used to beat
November 2016
December 2016R J PalacioWonder
January 2017Alaa al AswanyYacoubian building
February 2017Margaret ForsterLady's maid
April 2107Graeme MacraeHis bloody project
May 2017Kate McMahonThe crimson room
June 2017Paul BeattyThe Sellout
September 2107Kate SummerscaleThe wicked boy
October 2107John BoyneHistory of loneliness
November 2017Linda GrantDark circle
January 2018Emily St John MandelStation eleven
February 2018Sebastian BarryDays without end
April 2018Muriel SparkAiding and abetting
May 2018Gail HoneymanEleanor Oliphant is completely fine
June 2018Robert HarrisMunich
July 2018Graham SwiftMothering Sunday

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