23 Jan What a Carve Up Jonathan Coe (Novel)
30 Jan: 5th Tues and therefore meal – any suggestions? Offers to organise? My suggestion is Masaniello in Twickenham but happy for others! Maybe somewhere in Richmond preferred.
6 Feb: (Poetry) Nancy Campbell, just appointed Canal Laureate, see this link:
13 Feb: (Novel) Josephine Tey: BRAT FARRAR
20 Feb: (Theme) Classics Revisited (what classic do you think should be reread?)
27 Feb: (Short Stories) Elizabeth Bowen short stories (no particular collection)
6 Mar: (Poetry) Poems about weather
13 Mar: (Novel) Barbara Vine: A FATAL INVERSION
20 Mar: (Theme) Desert Island Book Choice – if you were on Desert Island Discs
what would be your one book you’d choose to take?
27 Mar: (Short stories) Penelope Lively: THE PURPLE SWAMP HEN AND OTHER STORIES
3 Apr: (Poetry) Favourite poet – who’s yours?
10 Apr: (Novel) William Boyd: SWEET CARESS
17 Apr: Planning
24 Apr: (Theme) Travel Writing
1 May: (Short Stories/Novella) The Girls of Slender Means -Muriel Spark
8 May: (Poetry) Poems by the Brontes
15 May: (Novel) The Lie of the Land by Amanda Craig
22 May: (Theme) Favourite non-fiction books
29 May: DINNER
5 June: (Short Stories/Novella) What Is Not Yours Is Not Your by Helen Oyoyemi
12 June: (Poetry) The poems of Joyce Carol Oates: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/joyce-carol-oates
19 June: (Novel) The Railway Station Man by Jennifer Johnson
26 June: (Theme) Cold War Fiction
3 July: (Short Stories/Novellas) A Meal in Winter by Hubert Mingarelli
10 July: (Poetry) Aimless Love by Billy Collins
17 July: (Novel) The Professor by Charlotte Bronte
24 July: (Theme) to be decided!
31 July: DINNER
7 August: Planning