Book Club

2019 Programme

The Book Club meets on the second Thursday of every month in the coffee bar at Linghams Bookshop. Doors will open at 6.30PM when tea, coffee, wine, soft drinks and snacks will be on sale. The main meeting will start at 7PM. Provisional titles for 2019 are found below, please note that these are not set in stone and may be altered according to the availability of the book.

 

Jan 10th

Educated by Tara Westover

"PHENOMENAL" - Michelle Obama, New York Times Book Review

"An amazing story, and truly inspiring. The kind of book everyone will enjoy. IT'S EVEN BETTER THAN YOU'VE HEARD." - Bill Gates

Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school records because she'd never set foot in a classroom, and no medical records because her father didn't believe in hospitals. As she grew older, her father became more radical and her brother more violent. At sixteen, Tara knew she had to leave home. In doing so she discovered both the transformative power of education, and the price she had to pay for it.

 

Feb 14th

Ruth by Elizabeth Gaskell

 

Mar 14th

Ma'am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

 

Apr

Book Club meal - date and time TBA

 

May 9th

Too Much Happiness (short stories) by Alice Munro

 

Jun 13th

Visition by Jenny Erpenbeck

 

Jul 11th

The Rescue Man by Anthony Quinn

 

Sep 12th

Slow Boats to China by Gavin Young

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