As a result of Covid, we are unable to meet at the moment on the third Wednesday of every month. Once we are able to convene at Storyhouse, regular members will be notified by email and those who might like to join our friendly, welcoming book group, should keep an eye on the forthcoming activities’ page.

Below are the books the group has voted for in 2021. Even if we can’t meet in person, group members are keen to have a novel to read and think about at home.

It is to be hoped that it won’t be too long before we can meet up on one of the scheduled dates below at 7.30 in the Children’s Den.

We don’t have any rules, but if we did they would look like this…

– Everyone is welcome, every time
– You don’t have to come every month
– You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to
– You don’t even have to read the book!

Come along for lively discussion, piercing insights, lots of open-minded warmth, drunken fistfights and great conversation. (Note: only one of these is not guaranteed).

When? All meetings take place on Wednesdays at 7.30pm, and last about an hour.


2021 Storyhouse Book Group Choice

9/12/20: My Sister, the Serial Killer: Oyinkan Braithwaite (Last 12 Months)

20/1/ 21: The Death of the Heart: Elizabeth Bowen (1900-1945)

17/2/21: Heartburn : Nora Ephron (American)

17/3/21: Atonement: Ian McEwan (Pretend to have read)

21/4/21: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall: Anne Bronte (19th Century)

19/5/21: On Chapel Sands: Laura Cummins (Autobiography/ Memoir)

16/6/21: The End of the Affair: Graham Greene ( 1946-1999)

21/7/21: Cassandra Darke: Posy Simmonds ( Graphic)

18/8/21: Small Island: Andrea Levy (21st Century)

15/9/ 21: Hamnet: Maggie O’ Farrell (Prizewinners)

20/10/ 21: Brave New World: Aldous Huxley ( Sci-Fi/ Fantasy)

17/11/21: The Convenience Store Woman: Sayaka Murata (In Translation)

8/12/21: Diary of a Somebody: Brian Bilston (Last 12 Months)

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