As a nod to the One City one book, we are going to read the first in the trilogy this month – The Country girls. The book club are going to the dramatization of the book in The Abbey on 27th March at 2pm and will meet for a short meeting on 2nd April at 5pm. There are lots of very interesting events throughout Dublin in April that the club could follow up on.
This whodunit is based on the true story of Harriet Monkton who was found murdered in Bromley, Kent in 1843. It is a novel that exposes the hypocrisy and scandal of the time. A novel full of suspicion and suggestion. Meeting is on Tuesday 5th march at 5pm in the library
This book fits nicely with First Fortnight , the European Mental health art and culture Festival in January. Ruby wax, comedian, writer, poster girl for Mental Health in the UK gives us an insight on how to train our minds. Meeting is at 5pm on Tuesday 5th February. All welcome.
Karen Swan has written a few Christmas books before this one. This could be just the book to take you gently through the holidays especially after some of the serious topics we covered in recent book choices.
“Deliciously glamorous, irresistibly romantic…..” Hello!
Happy Christmas everyone. See you all on 8th Jan at 5pm
This was a book suggestion from within the group. It came with a warning that while the content is harrowing, it is an important book. The meeting is at 5pm on Tuesday 4th December in the library.
We are delighted to welcome back Nuala to the book club meeting this month with her latest novel , Becoming Belle. Her last book, Miss Emily, was very well received when Nuala was here last and I am sure this one will not disappoint.. the meeting will be at 5.30pm in The Coach House. All welcome.
Next meeting is at 5pm on Tuesday 2nd October. This best seller is based on the true story of Lale Sokolov. “Terrible though this story is, it is also one of hope, of courage – and of love.”
Let’s do some time travel! Meeting on Tuesday 4th September at 5pm. New members welcome
Meeting will be at 5pm on Tuesday 7th August in the library. This book was selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2018 and is currently in the Irish Best sellers List.
“It’s among Tayari’s many gifts that she can touch us soul to soul with her words.” Oprah Winfrey.
“Writing of this quality comes from a commitment to listening, from a perfect attunement to the human condition, from an attention to reality so exact that it goes beyond a skill and becomes a virtue”. Hilary Mantel.
Meeting will be at 5pm on Tuesday 5th July. Copies available in the library now.