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Tuesday, 07 June 2016

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5 most recent Book Club books

  • 01 Hag Seed
    Margaret Atwood's lightly enjoyable retelling of Shakespeare's Tempest.
  • 02 Second-Hand Time
    Svetlana Alexievich's Nobel Prize winning oral history of the USSR.
  • 03 The Vegetarian
    A divisive book for What Katy Read, but one that made for great discussion; Han Kang's beautifully written novel about a troubled woman who decides to stop eating meat.
  • 04 The Sellout
    Paul Beatty's 2016 Booker winning novel, a provocative look at race relations in America that manages to be both deeply shocking and laugh-out-loud funny.
  • 05 Barbarian Days
    New Yorker writer William Finnegan's memoir of his lifelong passion for surfing