List of the books read by the Book Group


ALBOM  Mitch Have a Little Faith
ALBOM  Mitch The Five People You Meet in Heaven 
ALDERMAN Naomi  Disobedience
ATWOOD Margaret The Handmaid’s Tale
AUSTEN Jane Persuasion 
BARBERY Muriel The Elegance of the Hedgehog
BARNES Julian The Sense of an Ending
BARRY Sebastian  Days Without End
BLOODSWORTH James Hired  (hardback)
BOTTON de Alain How Proust can change your lIfe 
BOWLESs Paul Stories
CATTER  Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop
CHAPMAN Gary  The Five Love Languages
CHESTERTON G. K.  The Man Who Was Thursday-A Nightmare
CHEVALIER Tracy The Last Runaway
CLEAVE Chris Everyone Brave is Forgiven
CLEAVE Chris The Other Hand (UK edition of Little Bee)
COE Jonathan The Accidental Women
COLLINS Gail  When Everything Changed; Am Women 1960 to the Present 
CONRAD Joseph Heart of Darkness
DEMICK  Barbara Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
DESAI Kiran The Inheritance of Loss
DIAMANT Anita The Red Tent
DIDION Joan The Year of Magical Thinking 
DOERR Anthony All the Light We Cannot See
DORRIS Michael A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
DREW Alan Gardens of Water
DRYSDALE Helena Mother Tongues, Travels through Tribal Europe
EDUGUYAN Esi Washington Black 
EISLER Benita Naked in the Marketplace; the Lives of George Sand
ELIOT George Middlemarch  
ENSLER Eve The Vagina Monologues
ERDRICHLouise The Round House
EVERETT Percival The Trees 
FAULKS Sebastian  A Week in December   
FAULKS Sebastian  Human Traces
FAULKS Sebastian  Where My Heart Used to Beat    
FERGUS Jim One Thousand White Women
FFORDE Jasper The Eyre Affair
FULLER Alexandra Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight
GALE Martha Knowing Place  
GALE Patrick A Perfectly Good Man 
GLASS Julia A House Among the Trees
GOLDSBY Robin Meloy Waltz of the Asparagus People
GORDIMER Nadine The Pickup 
GREER Andrew Sean  The Story of a Marriage
GREER Germaine The Female Eunuch
GREER Germaine The Whole Woman
Gregory Philippa The Other Boleyn Girl
GRUENSara Water for Elephants
HAMID Mohsin Exit West 
HARRIS Johanne Holy Fools
HARRIS Robert Imperium
HASHIMI Nadia When the Moon is Low
HEALEY Emma Elizabeth is Missing
HILL Lawrence Someone Knows my Name
HislopHISLOP The Island
HONEYMAN Gail  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
HOSSEINI Khalad  A Thousand Splendid Suns
HOSSEINI Khalad  The Kite Runner
HURSTON Zora Neale Their Eyes Were Watching God
HUSTVEDT Siri The Summer Without Men
IRVING John Last Night in Twisted River
JOHNSON Adam The Orphan Master’s Son
JONASSON Jonas The Girl Who Saved The King of Sweden
JOY Fowler Karen The Jane Austen Book Club
KING Laurie R. The Beekeeper's Apprentice
KINGSOLVER Barbara The Bean Trees
KINGSOLVER Barbara The Lacuna
KRAKOUER Jon Into Thin Air
Kristof Nicholas D. & Sheryl Wu Dunn Half the Sky
KUNST My-Linh Beyond Borders – Portraits of American Women
LAWRENCE D.H. Sons and Lovers
LE TELLIER Hervé The Anomaly 
LEVY Andrea Small Island
LEWYCKA Marian A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian
MAGUIRE  Gregory Wicked
MAKKAI Rebecca The Great Believers     
MANDELA Nelson  Long Walk to Freedom  (hardback)
MARKLEY Stephen Ohio
MARTEL Yann Life of Pi 
MASON Daniel The Piano Tuner
MAWER Simon The Glass Room
 McADOW Ron The Grove of Hollow Trees
McCARTHY Cormac Child of God 
McCARTHY Cormac Outer Dark
McCULLOUGH David John Adams
McCULLOUGH David The Greater Journey, Americans in Paris 
McEWAN Ian Atonement
McEWAN Ian Saturday
MENGISTE Maaza The Shadow King
MESSUD Claire The Emperor’s Children
MILLER Andrew Pure
MILLER Madeline The Song of Achilles
MISTRY Rohinton Family Matters 
MITCHEL Lynn White Lies
MONK Kidd Sue The Secret Life of Bees
MORTENSON Greg Three Cups of Tea
MUNROE Alice The View from Castle Rock
NAM-JOO Cho Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 
NAFISI Azar  Reading Lolita in Tehran
NEMIROVSKYIrène Suite Française
NGOZI Adichie Chimanmanda  Americanah
NOTT-BOWER Susie The Making of Her    
O’CONNELLFergus Call the Swallow
OBAMA Barack Dreams from My Father
OBRECHTTéa The Tiger’s Wife
ORANGE Tommy There There
OWENS Delia Where the Crawdads Sing  
PASCOE Sara Sex Power Money 
PATCHETT Ann The Dutch House
PICOULT Jodi Leaving Time
PURNELL Sonia A Woman of No Importance 
RICHARDS Ben The Mermaid and the Drunks
ROSNAY Tatiana de Sarah’s Key
ROTH Philip American Pastoral
SCHAFFER Mary Ann & Annie Barrows  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
SFRIVER Lionel We Need to Talk About Kevin
SHAMSIE Kamila  Home Fire
SHIELDS Carol Unless
SILITOE Alan The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 
SITTENFELD Curtis Rodham 
SMILEY Jane Horse Heaven
SMITH Zadie White Teeth
SOBEL Dava Galileo’s Daughter
SOLI Tatjana The Lotus Eaters
SOYINKA  Wolé Aké: The Years of Childhood
STEVENSON Robert Louis Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes
STEYNGART  Gary  Super Sad True Love Story
STIBBE Nina  Love, Nina – Despatches from Family Life
STOCKETT Kathryn The Help
STROUTElisabeth Olive Kitteridge
SWIFT Graham  Here we are
TAN Twan Eng     The Gift of Rain
ROWLES Amor Lincoln Highway
TAYLOR Dora M. Serpents and Ladders
THACKEREY William Makepeace  Vanity Fair
TOEWS Miriam Women Talking 
TOIBIN  Colm Nora Webster
TYLER Anne A Spool of Blue Thread
Van ALSENOY  Susan Learning Without Boundaries
VERGHESE Abraham Cutting for Stone
VERGHESE Abraham The Tennis Partner
WALLS Jeanette The Glass Castle
WHITEHEAD Colson The Underground Railroad
WINMAN Saraj Still Life 
WOLFF Tobias Old School
YOUSFAZI Malaya (with Christina Lamb) I Am Malala
ZUSAK Markus   The Book Thief

Updated July 2023. MC