2021-2022 Reading List

Please find below our reading list for the upcoming social year: Sept Jean Rhys Wide Sargasso Sea (for extra credit you can read Jane Eyre  as this novel is an imagined prequel) Oct Kwame Anthony Appiah The Lies that Bind Nov Celeste Ng Little Fires Everywhere Dec various short stories to be announced Jan Francesca Melandri Eva […]

This Sunday join the Book club

The book club is opening their discussion to our group. The book will be “Hidden Figures” by Margot L. Shetterly. The American dream and the untold true story of the African-American female mathematicians working for the NASA who played a critical role in America’s space program.  Also, the story of racial and gender discrimination at […]

BOOK CLUB – FILM FANS COLLABORATION

In collaboration with the IWF Book Club, the Film Fans are invited to watch the film version(s) of Emma, based on Jane Austen’s novel which is IWF Book Club’s choice for September 2020. The brand new version of Emma (2020) is available on Sky on demand and for rent on Amazon and Apple TV. Due […]

2020-21 Full Reading List

Dear Readers please find below the  full reading list from September 2020 through June 2021. Sept Jane Austen Emma Oct Margot Lee Shetterly Hidden Figures  Nov Kamila Shamsie Burnt Shadows Dec Bruce Chatwin In Patagonia Jan Madeline Miller Circe Feb Claudio Magris  Danube Mar Paula Hawkins The Girl on a Train Apr Christiane Ritter  A […]

Reading List Suggestions

If you haven’t already done so, please send me your suggestions for next year’s reading list.  The theme is travel/journey/escape, but if there is a book you would really like us to read, please send it in the suggestion along with your motivation for choosing the book.  Don’t forget we are also looking for great […]

2019-2020 Book Club Reading List

  2019-2020 Reading List September: Philippa Gregory The White Queen October: Naomi Alderman The Power November: Oriana Fallacci Interviews with History and Conversations with Power December: Renate Dorrestein A Heart of Stone January: Michelle Obama Becoming February: Lena Andersson Willful Disregard March:  Miriam Toews A Complicated Kindness April: Sally Rooney Normal People May:  Caroline Criado […]