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 10 October at 8pm, in the small upstairs room at The Talbot pub on Englefield Road. We are planning on discussing The Mandibles: A Family by Lionel Shriver

Dates and books in 2017:

14 November – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

12 December – The Ministry if Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

9 January – Autumn by Ali 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 Fall Ada
August:  The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan

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

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