Worcester

Reading - Modern Novels

At St John's Library - Meeting Room 3, postcode WR2 5AX on alternate Tuesdays at 1400hr.

Please bring your own refreshments

Contact: Pat Davis , Rose Jack

The novels we read (post-2012) are selected by the members, each of whom introduces his/her book. Choices are often, but not exclusively, taken from the shortlists of major book awards such as the Booker and Costa.
We aim to study the style of writing as well as the content.

The programme for the coming year is still being discussed but the first two books will be:

20 September: Ruman Alaam - Leave the World Behind
4 October: Maggie Shipstead - Great Circle

In 2021-2022 We discussed

Mrs Hemingway by Naomi Wood
The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
Past Booker Prize Winners
Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
My Sister the Serial Killer by Onyinkan Braithwaite
Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick
Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi
Lullaby by Leila Slimani
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.

This information was updated 22/7/22 by Pat Davis.

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