The Group usually meets on the fourth Monday of the Month

12.00 pm BYO lunch in the Rooms for 12.45 pm discussion


Monday,  28 May: Extinctions by Josephine Wilson

Monday,  25 June: Where Hummingbirds Dance by Susi Prescott

Monday, 23 July: The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Monday, 27 August: The Chilbury Ladies Choir by Jennifer Ryan

Monday, 24 September: Monash – The Outsider Who Won a War by Roland Perry

Monday, 22 October: Curing Affluenza by Richard Denniss; Gertrude Bell – Queen of the Desert by Georgina Howell

Monday, 26 November: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George



Monday, February: tba


Recent 2018 Books

April: The First Casualty by Peter GresteMonday,  26 March: The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

February: On the Blue Train by Kristel Thornell/The Duchess of Death by Richard Hack

Books in 2017

November: The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith

October: Storyland by Catherine McKinnon

September: Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler

August: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

July: Light and Shadow – Memoirs of a Spy’s Son by Mark Colvin

June: Celeste, the Parisian Courtesan Who Became a Countess and Best Selling Writer by Roland Perry

May: Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age by Jack Copland

April: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

March: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

February Not Just Black and White by Lesley and Tammy Williams


November: Notes from a Small Island (1995): The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island (2015) by Bill Bryson

October: The Walking by Laleh Khadivi

September: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll; The Alice Behind Wonderland by Simon Winchester or any critique of the Alice storiesAugust: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

July: The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel

June: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

May: Mrs Hemmingway by Naomi Wood

April: A Treacherous Paradise by Henning Mankell

March: Cadence: Travels with Music – A Memoir by Emma Ayres

February: Trio by Geraldine Wooller