Book Club

All Clare Hall members and their partners are invited to join the Clare Hall book club. We discuss a book every month, and you can come as regularly or as occasionally as you like. 

Meetings are normally on the first Monday of every month at 8pm in the Common Room or King Room.  If no venue is given, please ask at the Porters' Lodge.

Next books for discussion in 2017 and 2018:

  • Monday 4 December

Riders in the Chariot by Patrick White, Australian Nobel Prize winner

  • Monday 8 January (please note: in January we will not be meeting on the first Monday of the month)

The Red Haired Woman by Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk

  • Monday 5 February

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (a British writer of Japanese parentage)



Recent books;

  • For Two Thousand Years, a 1934 novel by Romanian author Mihail Sebastian
  • A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne, author of Tristram Shandy
  • The Other Side of Eden by anthropologist Hugh Brody
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, a 1958 novel on the coming of imperialism in Africa

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