Book Group

The book club is open to all DBWI members. It is a fun evening with drinks, nibbles and discusssion. Just get in touch and let me know you are coming.

The  next meeting for the book group will be held on Tuesday 8 August at 8pm, upstairs at The Talbot pub on Englefield Road. We are planning on discussing The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan.

Dates and books in 2017:

12 September – Swing Time by Zadie Smith

2017 past Books:

January: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
March: The Fox in the Attic by Richard Hughes
April: Number 11 by Jonathan Coe
May: The Muse by Jessie Burton
June: Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada
July:  The Mandibles: A Family by Lionel Shriver

2016 Books:

January: House Frau by Jill Alexander Essbaum 
February: Hackney Child by Hope Daniels, Morag Livingston
March: Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhaw
April: What was Lost by Catherine O’Flynn
May: The Pickup – Nadine Gordimer
June: Oyrx and Crake by Margaret Atwood   
July: In the Sea there are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda
August: Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
September: Turn of the Screw by Henry James and/or other turn of the century authors such as The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack London
October: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
November: The Hide-and-Seek Children: Recollections of Jewish Survivors from Slovakia by Barbara Barnett


2015 Books:                                                                                                          

January: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
February: Harvest by Jim Crace
March: Lore by Rachel Seiffert
April: Micha by Rachael Seiffert
May: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healy
June: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out a Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
July: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
September: Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery
October: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
November: Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanigan
December: Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


2014 Books:
December: US by David Nicholls
October: A Girl is a Half Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
September: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
July: Longbourne by Jo Baker


2 thoughts on “Book Group

  1. Dear Amanda, I am interested in the book club! Does that mean I should join the WI? (And I love the picture of the WI on the 1940s! I do hope that someone will try and replicate those pinafores !) Love Hilary x

  2. Pingback: Bees, Cakes, Angels and Suffragettes | de beauvoir wi

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