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What We’re Reading

 

WHAT WE’RE READING IN 2017

Dapto – A Novel Idea meet the last Wednesday of every month at 4:30pm 

December (2016) – The Strays by Emily Bitto
January – A collection of works by Ben Okri
February – The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
March – Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver
April – The Golden Age by Joan London
May – My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
June – Bittersweet by Colleen McCulloch
July – Wild by Cheryl Strayed
August – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
September – Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
October – The Midnight Watch by David Dyer
November – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
December – The Two Faces of January by Patricia Highsmith
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Warrawong – The Open Book meet the First Monday of every month at 2pm –
January – No meeting- reading Reckoning by Magda Szubranski
February -Amnesia By Peter Carey
March -The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
April – Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
May – Past the Shallows by Favel Parrett
June -Some Luck by Jane Smiley
July -The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Woods
August – The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
September – Room by Emma Donoghue
October – The Good People by Hannah Kent
November -The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith
December -The Fence by Meredith Jaffe for February 2018 meeting

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Warrawong – Third Thursday Bookclub at 2pm 

19 January – Beyond the Orchard by Anna Romer
16 February – My Beautiful Friend by Elena Ferrante
16 March – Girl on the Edge by Kim Hodges
20 April – Shantaram by David Gregory Roberts
18 May – Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
15 June – Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
20 July –
17 August –
21 September –
19 October –
16 November –
21 December –

Contact Warrawong Library on 4227 8133 for more details

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Thirroul Afternoon Bookclub meet every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1.30pm
January –
February – My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
March – Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
April – Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende
May – The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood
June – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
July – Nothing to be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
August – Victoria the Queen by Julie Baird
September – Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
October – Ghost Empire by Richard Fidler
November – Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
December – A biography or autobiography of your own choice.

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Thirroul Evening Bookclub meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm – 6.30pm

January – Short Stories: The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, The Last Leaf by O. Henry, A Philosopher By Guy de Maupassant, The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones by Stephen Leacock, The Missus by Leon Eugenie Frapie
February – The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
March – Hope Farm by Peggy Frew
April – Wanting by Richard Flanagan
May – The Sellout by Paul Beatty
June – Black Rock White City by A.S. Patric
July – The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
August – Crimes of the Father by Thomas Keneally
September – Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene
October – Eugenia – A True Story of Adversity, Tragedy, Crime and Courage by Mark Tedeschi
November – The Life of Houses by Lisa Gorton
December – The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

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Corrimal Bookchat 1 
January – Poetry of choice
February – Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
March – The secret scripture by Sebastian Barry
April – Five bells by Gail Jones
May – My mother’s story by Kate Grenville
June – Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
July – The heart is a lonely hunter by Carson McCullers
August – All that I am by Anna Funder
September – The railwayman’s wife by Ashley Hay
October – Still Alice by Lisa Genova
November – One plus one by Jo Jo Moyes
December – The Guernsey literary and potato peel society by Mary Ann Schaffer

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Corrimal Bookchat 2
February – The railwayman’s wife by Ashley Hay
March – The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins
April – Book of your choice
May – The light between oceans by M. L. Stedman
June – Nora Webster by Colm Toiban
July -A brief history of seven killings by Marlon James
August -Flesh wounds by Richard Glover
September – The secret chord by Geraldine Brooks
October – The automobile club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany
November – The invention of wings by Sue Monk Kidd
December – Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Corrimal Bookchat 3
January- Biography of choice
February – The narrow road to the deep north by Richard Flanagan
March – The beginners goodbye by Anne Tyler
April – China dolls by Lisa See
May – The bush by Don Watson
June – The 100 year old man who climbed out of the window by Jonas Jonasson
July – Author of your choice
August – All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr
September – The Rosie project by Graeme Simsion
October – When the night comes by Favel Parrett
November – A god in ruins by Kate Atkinson
December – Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

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Dapto Monday Night Book Club
January – Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
February – Strayed: a journey from lost to found by Cheryl Strayed
March – My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
April – On the Blue Train by Kristel Thornell
May – Soldier’s Curse by Tom & Meg Keneally
June – Still Alice by Lisa Genova
July –  Working Class Boy by Jimmy Barnes
August – Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
September – You by Caroline Kepnes
October – True Crime Selection by Anne Rule
November – Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
December – Black Rock White City by A.S. Patric

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Dapto Tuesday Book Club
January – On the Blue Train by Kristel Thornall
February – Talking to My Country by Stan Grant
March – Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory
April – Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
May – Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
June – The Soldier’s Curse by Meg and Tom Keneally
July – The Dark Flood Rises by Margaret Drabble
August – To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
September – Past the Shallows by Favel Parrett
October – Reckoning: a memoir by Magda Szubanski
November – Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
December – Raymond Chandler selection by Raymond Chandler

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Wollongong Bookworms meet last Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm
TBA

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Wollongong Cosmo Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 12noon.

2016
February – Red Bones by Ann Cleeves
March –
April –
May –
June –
July –
August –
September –
October –
November –
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