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Book Groups

Discuss books with fellow readers at our free, friendly and informal Book Group meetings.

January 2018

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
A beautifully atmospheric work of historical fiction, The Essex Serpent explores the boundaries between science and superstition, friendship and romantic love.
eBook and Audiobook copies available
Wednesday 3 January, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Idea Store Bow

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Stout
An exquisite story of mothers and daughters from the Pulitzer prize-winning author of Olive Kitteridge.
eBook copies available
Monday 8 January, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Idea Store Chrisp Street

Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
Nausea is both an extended essay on existentialist ideals, and a profound fictional exploration of a man struggling to restore a sense of meaning to his life.
Thursday 11 January, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Idea Store Whitechapel

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
International bestselling romantic comedy featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love.
eBook and Audiobook copies available
Thursday 18 January, 6:00 - 7:30pm
Cubitt Town Library

Lord of the Flies by William Golding
When a plane crashes on a remote island, a small group of schoolboys are the sole survivors.
eBook and Audiobook copies available
Monday 22 January, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Idea Store Watney Market
 

February 2018

Waterline by Ross Raisin
From Ross Raisin, the highly acclaimed author of Out Backward, comes the moving and story of an ex-shipyard worker’s journey of grief and reclamation in the wake of his wife’s death.
eBook copies available
Wednesday 7 February, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Idea Store Bow

The Razor’s Edge by W.Somerset Maugham
Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of this spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brillant characters - his fiancee Isabel, whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliot Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate American snob.
eBook copies available
Thursday 8 February, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Idea Store Whitechapel

Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
Set in the 1930s, Goodbye to Berlin evokes the glamour and sleaze, excess and repression of Berlin society.
Monday 12 February, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Idea Store Chrisp Street

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
From Ross Raisin, the highly acclaimed author of Out Backward, comes the moving and story of an ex-shipyard worker’s journey of grief and reclamation in the wake of his wife’s death.
eBook copies available
Monday 19 February, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Idea Store Watney Market