At each meeting we discuss a book that has been suggested by a member of the group. We choose, in turn, from a wide range of literature in English, including translations.
Our books, on the whole, are likely to be recent, and possibly on prize lists, but there is no reason not to delve into the past for classics and old favourites. They will usually be fiction, but not necessarily. Since the group was formed we have discussed over 65 books and 2 out of 3 were published in the 21st century.
In the recent past, for example, we have read We are Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen J Fowler, Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah, Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel, and The Cook by Maylis de Kerangal
Second Monday of every month, 3 – 4 p.m.
Usually a group member’s home with some members occasionally joining by Zoom
The number of places available per meeting is no more than 11
Group Conveners : Andrew Sich and Sarah Tingay
Status at May 2022
There is currently no-one on the waiting list to join the group
Updated May 2022