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OW Book Club - Books chosen

The following books have been read and discussed by our OW Book Groups

The Afternoon Book Group - The Survivors

24.7.24 Weds 17:00 The Wager David Grann
12.6.24 Weds 17:00 The Trees Percival Everett
8.5.24 Weds, 17:00 The Offing Benjamin Myers
3.4.24 Weds, 17:00 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
28.2.24 Weds, 17:00 Do not pass go Tim Moore
10.1.24 Weds No more secrets Betty Webb
13.12.23 Weds Unruly David Mitchell
8.11.23 Weds 16:00 The Secret Hours Mick Herron
11.10.23 Weds 16:00 A Town Called Solace Mary Lawson
30.8.23 Weds 16:00  Demon Copperhead Barbara Kingsolver
26.7.23 Weds 16:00 Act of Oblivion Robert Harris
28.6.23 Weds 16:00 The Reckoning John Grisham
24.5.23 Weds 16:00 The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald
26.4.23 Weds 16:00 East West Street Philippe Sands
22.3.23 Weds  Sea of Tranquility Emily St John Mandel
22.2.23 Weds 16:30 Burn: A story of fire, wounds and healing Ben Short
11.1.23 Weds 16:30 Pandora Susan Stokes Chapman
7.12.22 Weds 16:30 The Late Train to Gypsy Hill Alan Johnson
9.11.22 Weds 16:30 How to kill your family Bella Mackie
5.10.22 Weds 17:00 The Night Ship Jess Kidd
7.9.22 Weds 16:30 Rachel's Holiday Marion Keyes
13.7.22 Weds 16:30 Murder of Roger Ackroyd Agatha Christie
8.6.22 Weds 16:30 Company of Liars Karen Maitland
27.4.22 Weds, 16:30 Shuggie Bain Douglas Stuart
16.3.22 Combined Ghostwritten David Mitchell
16.2.22 Combined Unreasonable Behaviour, an autobiography Dan McCullin
19.1.22 Weds A Perfect Spy John Le Carre
18.1.22 Tues Hamnet Maggie O'Farrell
8.12.21 Weds Gilead Marilynne Robinson
30.11.21 Tues The Jealousy Man Jo Nesbo
10.11.21 Weds Stories of your life and others Ted Chiang
19.10.21 Tues Lanny Max Porter
13.10.21 Weds There are places in the world where rules are less important than kindness Carlo Rovelli
15.9.21 Weds A Song for the Dark Times Ian Rankin
31.8.21 Tues The Porpoise Mark Haddon
11.8.21 Weds Any Human Heart William Boyd
20.7.21 Tues Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
14.7.21 Weds The Midnight Library Matt Haig
15.6.21 Tues The Fox Frederick Forsyth
9.6.21 Weds The Clay Machine Gun Victor Pelerin
12.5.21 Weds Sapiens Yuval Noah Harari
11.5.21 Tues A Gentleman in Moscow Amor Towles
14.4.21 Weds Vile Bodies Evelyn Waugh
13.4.21 Tues Behind the Beautiful Forevers Katherine Boo
9.3.21 Tues/Weds The Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes

The Evening Book Group

9.9.2024 20:30 (A choice of...) The Bee Sting
My year of rest and relaxation
The Details
Paul Murray
Otessa Moshfegh
Asako Yuzuki
Ia Genberg
3.6.24 20:30 The Satsuma Complex Bob Mortimer
2.5.24 20:30 The Overstory
Backup: The Island of Missing Trees
Richard Powers
Elif Sharak
18.3.24 20:30 Lessons in Chemistry Bonnie Garmus
19.2.24 20:30 Prophet Song Paul Lynch
22.1.24 20:30 Ghost Stories of an Antiquary M R James
11.12.23 20:30 Babylon David Malouf
13.11.23 21:00 The Driver's Seat Muriel Spark
9.10.23 20:00 The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead
4.9.23 20:00 All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy
    Skippy Dies Paul Murray
    Elizabeth is Missing Emma Healey
19.6.23 20:00 Money Martin Amis
22.5.23 20:00 All the light we cannot see Anthony Doerr
24.4.23 20:00 Summer Ali Smith
13.3.23 20:00 The Angel M J Trow
13.2.23 20:00 The Midnight Library Matt Haig
9.1.23 20:00 Case Study Graeme Macrae Burnet
7.11.22 20:00

One Day
Just Ignore Him

David Nicholls
Alan Davies

5.10.22 Weds 8pm The Plains
In Parenthesis
Gerald Murnane
David Jones
24.8.22 Weds 8pm The Netanyahus Joshua Cohen
6.7.22 Weds 8pm High House Jessie Greengrass
25.5.22 Weds, 8pm The New Confessions
Death and the Penguin
William Boyd
Andrei Kurkov
13.4.22 Weds The Promise Damon Galgut
9.3.22 Combined Sudden Appearance Claire North
  Thurs Midland James Flint
  Mon Diary of a Young Naturalist Dara McAnulty
17.11.21 Thurs A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
1.11.21 Mon The Leopard Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
13.10.21 Thurs We Are Satellites Sarah Pinsker
27.9.21 Mon Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup John Carreyrou
9.9.21 Thurs A Gentleman in Moscow
and (whatever we can manage of) Sapiens 
Amor Towles
Yuval Noah Harari
16.8.21 Mon English Monsters John Scudamore
15.7.21 Thurs The Eight Mountains Paolo Cognetti
12.7.21 Mon Going to the Wars John Verney
10.6.21 Thurs Hamnet Maggie O'Farrell
24.5.21 Mon Hamnet Maggie O'Farrell
13.5.21 Thurs Telex from Cuba Rachel Kushner
15.4.21 Thurs Reservoir 13 Jon McGregor
12.4.21 Mon The Discomfort of Evening Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
8.3.21  Mon/Thurs The Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes

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