Reading List

Date Book Author

SHORT AND SWEET – Our 2017 season

Dec 2017 A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Stories Mr Charles Dickens
Dec 2017 Wimbledon Book Club Xmas Meal 2017
Nov 2017 The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka – SHORT AND SWEET SEASON
Nov 2017 We Have Always Lived In The Castle Shirley Jackson – SHORT AND SWEET SEASON
Oct 2017 Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case Agatha Christie – PART OF THE SHORT & SWEET SEASON
Sep 2017 Casino Royale Ian Fleming – PART OF OUR 2017 SHORT & SWEET SEASON
Aug 2017 The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead
Jul 2017 Lord Of The Flies William Golding – PART OF OUR 2017 SHORT & SWEET SEASON
Jun 2017 The Essex Serpent Sarah Perry – THE WATERSTONES BOOK OF THE YEAR
May 2017 Submission Michel Houellebecq
Apr 2017 The Little Prince Antoine De Saint-Exupery – 2017’s SHORT & SWEET SEASON
Mar 2017 The Reader On The 6:27 Jean-Paul Didierlaurent – 2017’s SHORT & SWEET SEASON
Feb 2017 I Find That Offensive Claire Fox – PART OF OUR 2017 SHORT AND SWEET SEASON
Jan 2017 Animal Farm: A Fairy Story George Orwell – PART OF 2017’s SHORT & SWEET SEASON
Dec 2016 Strangers On The Train Patricia Highsmith
Dec 2016 Xmas Meal 2016
Nov 2016 Fictions Jorge Luis Borges
Oct 2016 The Girl On The Train – Film Night
Oct 2016 The Heat Of The Day Elizabeth Bowen
Sep 2016 Troubles J.G. Farrell – The Lost Man Booker Prize Winner
Aug 2016 The Man Who Fell To Earth Walter Tevis
Jul 2016 The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao Junot Díaz
Jun 2016 All The Light We Cannot See ANTHONY DOERR (Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize)
May 2016 The Girl On The Train Paula Hawkins
Apr 2016 The Remains Of The Day  Kazuo Ishiguro
Mar 2016 The Bone Clocks David Mitchell
Feb 2016 Platform Michel Houellebecq
Jan 2016 The No Asshole Rule Robert Sutton

THE YEAR OF (slightly) FANTASTIC BOOKS – Our 2015 season

Nov 2015 The Unit Ninni Holmqvist
Oct 2015 A Man Lies Dreaming Lavie Tidhar
Oct 2015 Blindness Jose Saramago
Aug 2015 Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel
Jul 2015 The First Fifteen Lives Of Harry August Claire North
Jun 2015 The Buried Giant Kazuo Ishiguro
May 2015 The Prestige Christopher Priest
Apr 2015 House Of Cards Michael Dobbs
Mar 2015 Some Kind Of Fairy Tale Graham Joyce
Feb 2015 New Members Night 2015 With a Literary Pub Quiz & Raffle
Feb 2015 The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
Jan 2015 The Master & Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov

FROM BOOK TO SCREEN – Our 2014 season

Dec 2014 Xmas Meal 2014
Dec 2014 Last Orders Graham Swift
Nov 2014 American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis
Oct 2014 Film Night – Girl Gone
Oct 2014 Girl Gone Gillian Flynn
Sep 2014 Orlando: A Biography Virginia Woolf
Aug 2014 Stoner: A Novel John Williams
Aug 2014 The Giver Lois Lowry
Jul 2014 All Quiet On The Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
Jun 2014 A Farewell To Arms Ernest Hemingway
May 2014 The Road Cormac McCarthy
Apr 2014 Film Night: Bonjour Tristesse In Association With Wimbledon Film Club
Apr 2014 Bonjour Tristesse & A Certain Smile Francoise Sagan
Apr 2014 Doris Lessing Memorial
Mar 2014 The English Patient Michael Ondaatje
Mar 2014 ***New Members Night***
Feb 2014 Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit Jeanette Winterson
Jan 2014 Film Night – 12 Years A Slave
Jan 2014 The End Of The Affair Graham Greene

OUTSIDERS – Our 2013 season

Dec 2013 Xmas Meal 2013
Dec 2013 Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
Nov 2013 At The Mountains Of Madness & Other Novels Of Terror H. P. Lovecraft
Nov 2013 The Weird: Fugitive Fictions/Hybrid Genres
Nov 2013 The George Orwell Tour
Oct 2013 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell
Sep 2013 The Wasp Factory Iain Banks
Aug 2013 To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee
Jul 2013 The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark
Jun 2013 Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
May 2013 Film Night: The Great Gatsby
May 2013 Wimbledon Arts Studio: Art Show 2013 – Private View
May 2013 The Player Of Games Iain M. Banks
Apr 2013 Catcher In The Rye J.D. Salinger
Mar 2013 The Trial Franz Kafka
Mar 2013 Second Social Evening Of 2013 – Wimbledon Comedy Club
Feb 2013 Film Night – The Cloud Atlas
Feb 2013 Book Slam Presents Love Bites
Feb 2013 Heart Of Darkness Joseph Conrad
Jan 2013 Please Look After Mother – Kyung-Sook Shin
Jan 2013 First Social Evening Of 2013 – Wimbledon Comedy Club – Sunday 6th January
Dec 2012 XMAS MEAL 2012 KOREAN FOOD !!!!!!!
Dec 2012 The Tin Drum Günter Grass
Nov 2012 FILM NIGHT – The Tin Drum Volker Schlöndorff
Nov 2012 The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
Oct 2012 FILM NIGHT Cloud Atlas
Oct 2012 The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham
Sep 2012 Cloud Atlas David Mitchell
Aug 2012 <<< New Members Evening >>>
Aug 2012 Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter Tom Franklin
Jul 2012 Summer Theatre Trip 2012 A Social Evening
Jul 2012 The Last Letter from Your Lover Jojo Moyes
Jun 2012 In Great Waters Kit Whitfield
May 2012 Vogon Poetry Slam
May 2012 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Michael Chabon
Apr 2012 The Surrendered Wife: A Practical Guide Laura Doyle
Apr 2012 4th social of 2012: A Pub Quiz @ Dog and Fox
Apr 2012 IAIN BANKS at Foyles
Apr 2012 The Meaning of Friendship Mark Vernon
Mar 2012 The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood
Feb 2012 Secondhand Book Shop as exhibition in London
Feb 2012 Second Social of 2012 A theatre night
Feb 2012 Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk
Jan 2012 Rebecca Daphne Du Maurier
Jan 2012 1st Social of 2012 Wimbledon Comedy Club
Dec 2011 XMAS MEAL 2011 Mongolian Grill/Hotpot
Dec 2011 Wolf Totem Jiang Rong
Nov 2011 Frankenstein (Or, the Modern Prometheus) Mary Shelley
Oct 2011 London Anarchist Bookfair 2011
Oct 2011 The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell
Oct 2011 FILM NIGHT Melancholia with Dinner & Drinks
Sep 2011 The White Tiger Aravind Adiga
Aug 2011 The Outsider Albert Camus
Jul 2011 Wimbledon Bookclub Summer BBQ 2011
Jul 2011 Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro
Jun 2011 The Death of the Heart Elizabeth Bowen
May 2011 Why science fiction speaks to us all British Library
May 2011 The Siege Of Krishnapur J.G. Farrell
Apr 2011 The City and The City China Miéville
Mar 2011 FILM NIGHT Norwegian Wood
Mar 2011 Norwegian Wood Haruki Murakami
Feb 2011 The Damned Utd David Peace
Jan 2011 Shogun James Clavell
Dec 2010 XMAS MEAL 2010
Dec 2010 The Butcher Boy Patrick McCabe
Nov 2010 Let The Right One In John Ajvide Lindqvist
Oct 2010 Tender Morsels Margo Lanagan
Sep 2010 The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolf
Sep 2010 The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
Aug 2010 Shadow of the Torturer & Claw of the Conciliator Gene Wolf
Jul 2010 The Leopard Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Jun 2010 Impromptu Summer Theatre Trip
Jun 2010 The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro
May 2010 FILM NIGHT – Four Lions Chris Morris
May 2010 A Very British Coup Chris Mullin
Apr 2010 The Big Sleep & Farewell, My Lovely Raymond Chandler
Mar 2010 Three Men in a Boat / Three Men on the Bummel Jerome K. Jerome
Feb 2010 FILM NIGHT – A Single Man Tom Ford
Feb 2010 Flat Earth News Nick Davies
Jan 2010 Orhan Pamuk at the Southbank
Jan 2010 The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
Dec 2009 XMAS MEAL 2009
Dec 2009 Snow Orhan Pamuk
Nov 2009 From Hell Alan Moore
Oct 2009 The Left Hand Of Darkness Ursula K. LeGuin
Sep 2009 Flicker Theodore Roszak
Aug 2009 FILM NIGHT – Dangerous Parking Peter Howitt
Aug 2009 Dangerous Parking Stuart Browne
Jul 2009 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Aleksandr Solzhenitsy
Jun 2009 Brave New World & Island Aldous Huxley
May 2009 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
Apr 2009 The Corrections Jonathan Franzen
Mar 2009 Brighton Rock Graham Green
Feb 2009 The Star of the Sea Joseph O’Connor