Book Club Archive

 

  • February 2015 - 'Platero and I' by Juan Ramon Jimenez (Spanish winner of 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature)
     
  • April 2015 - 'The Bone People' by Keri Hulme - Written in 1984; Keri Hulme is a part-Maori New Zealander.
     
  • May 2015 - 'Reply to a Letter from Helga' by the Icelandic novelist Bergsveinn Birgisson
     
  • June 2015 - Augustus', the 1972 historical novel by John Williams
     
  • July 2015 - 'The Best American Short Stories of the Century', edited by John Updike
     
  • August 2015  - 'The Alchemist' by Paolo Coelho, the world's most translated living author
     

  • September 2015 - Pedro Calderón de la Barca's 'Life is a Dream', a short play from the 17th century. 
     

  • October 2016 - 'Antigone' by  Sophocles and 'Lysistrata' by  Aristophanes
     
  • November 2016 - 'The Rock of  Tanios' (1993) by the French-  Lebanese author Amin Maalouf 
     
  • December 2016 - Penelope Fitzgerald’s 'The Blue Flower', a 1995 novel about the German romantic poet and philosopher Novalis
     
  • January 2017 - 'Troubling Love', an early novel by the Italian writer who goes by the name of Elena Ferrante.
     
  • February 2017 - T S Eliot’s The Waste Land
     
  • March 2017 - 'The Elegance of the Hedgehog' (2006 original in French) by Muriel Barbery
     
  • April 2017 - ‘Swing Time’, the latest novel by Zadie Smith
     
  • May 2017 - The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane and The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald
     
  • June 2017 - Labyrinths: Selected stories and other writings by Jorge Luis Borges
     
  • July 2017 - The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes, a 2016 novel about the composer Dmitri Shostakovitch
  • December 2018 - Riders in the Chariot by Patrick White, Australian Nobel Prize winner
     
  • January 2018 - The Red-Haired Woman by Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk

 

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