Hello Book Clubbers,
Firstly, this Wednesday 28th November is our social My Big Fat Greek Book Club meal. We're off for a Greek meal at Parthenonas on London Rd, meeting at 7.30. Most people have already put their names down for a place but if you would like to come, just turn up and I'm sure we'll be able to make room.
Book Club in December is, Wednesday 12th December, 7.30pm at the Crucible Corner.
This month we're experimenting with reading a play, 'Pitmen Painters' by Lee Hall. It's based on the Ashington group of painters and is both humourous and moving, (Lee Hall also wrote Billy Eliot). Along with this we'll be having our Christmas book swap, so bring your wrapped offering. Lastly don't forget to bring room for dessert!
Here are the list of books to take us to March!
please note we have had to switch Jan and Feb books due to the January book not being out in paperback yet!
Dec - Pitman Painters, Lee Hall (play)
Jan - Sisters Brothers - Patrick DeWitt
Feb - Unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Rachel Joyce
March - Brick Lane - Monica Ali
As our list of books dwindles we will be taking suggestions for new ones so get your literary thinking caps on.
The Big Book
The first in the series was a great success and we'll be doing it all again in January, giving you three months to get through it. We unanimously decided on 'Wolf Hall' by Hilary Mantel. A historical novel about the Tudors, winner of a Booker prize.
We will be meeting Wednesday, January 23rd. 7.30pm at the Crucible Corner.
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Rachel & Emily