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Monday: 9am-8pm
Tuesday: 9am-8pm
Wednesday: 9am-8pm
Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 10am-4pm
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Woollahra Library
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Double Bay NSW 2028

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Monday: 9:30am-6pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-6pm
Wednesday: 12pm-8pm
Thursday: 9:30am-6pm
Friday: 9:30am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: Closed
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02 9391 7988

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Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
247 Oxford Street,
Paddington NSW 2021

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Monday: 2pm-5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-5pm
Wednesday: 12pm-7pm
Thursday: 9:30am-5pm
Friday: 2pm-5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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Paddington Library Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month (with the exception of January) at 6-7pm in the Paddington Library, Paddington Town Hall, Oxford Street, Paddington.

If you are interested in joining please contact: Jenn Martin at: jenn.martin@woollahra.nsw.gov.au

Local cinema film nights are organised at regular book clubs meetings.

Books to be discussed in 2017

Month
Author
Title
February
Liane Moriarty
Big Little Lies
March
Helen MacDonald
H is for Hawk
April
Sarah Hall
The Wolf Border
May
Karen Joy Fowler
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
June
Rose Tremaine
The Road Home
July
Alain de Botton
The Course of Love
August
Charlotte Wood
The Natural Way of Things
September
Lauren Groff Fates and Furies
October
Geraldine Brooks
The Secret Chord
November
Andy Weir
The Martian
December
Ian McGuire
Smart Water

 

Books discussed in 2016

Month Author Title
February Ian McEwan
Atonement
March Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah
April Kate Atkinson
Life After Life
May M. L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
June Helen Garner
The First Stone
July Emily St John Mandel
Station Eleven
August Harper Lee
To Kill A Mockingbird & Go Set A Watchman
September Ali Smith
How To Be Both
October Jerome K. Jerome
Three Men and a Boat
November Paul Fischer
A Kim Jong-Il Production
December Aravind Adiga
The White Tiger

Books discussed in previous years

Year Author Title
2015
Connie Willis
Bellweather
2015
Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea
2015
Josephine Tey
The Daughter of Time
2015
Marilynne Robinson
Gilead
2015
Thomas Hardy
Far From the Madding Crowd
2015
Barbara Trapido
Brother of the More Famous Jack
2015
Ursula Le Guin
The Dispossessed
2015
Evie Wyld
All the Birds, Singing
2015
Alice Munro
The Love of a Good Woman
2015
Julie Myerson
Then
2015
Iain Peters
An Instance of the Fingerpost
2014 M L Stedman The Light Between Oceans
2014 Amy Waldman The Submission
2014 Clive James The Silver Castle
2014 Hannah Kent Burial Rites
2014 Jhumpa Lahiri The Lowland
2014 Henning Mankell A Treacherous Paradise
2014 Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North
2014 Graham Greene Our Man In Havana
2014 Markus Zusak The Book Thief
2014 Jaspreet Singh Helium
2013 John Steinbeck East of Eden
2013
Simon Mawer The Glass Room
2013 Ruth Park The Harp in the South
2013 Malcolm Knox The Life
2013 C J Sansom Dominion
2013 David Malouf Ransom
2013 Graham Greene The Quiet American
2013 Anna Seba That Woman: the Life of Wallis Simpson
2013 Linda Jaivin The Infernal Optimist
2012 Daphne du Maurier Rebecca
2012 Arnold Zable Violin Lessons
2012 Muriel Barbery The Elegance of the Hedgehog
2012 Kate Grenville The Secret River
2012 Stieg Larsson The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
2012 Emma Donoghue Room
2012 Kathryn Stockett The Help
2012 Marina Mewycka A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
2012 Stephenie Meyer Twilight
2012 Robertson Davies Murther & Walking Spirits
2012 Helen Garner The First Stone
2011 Mary Anne Shaffer & Annie Barrows The Guernsey Literary
2011 Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America
2011 Kazuo Ishiguro Never let me go
2011 Jane Austen Persuasion
2011 Howard Jacobson The Finkler Question
2011 Book of own choice

 

2011 Damon Galgut In a strange room
2011 J. G. Farrell Troubles
2011 Joseph Heller Catch-22
2011 Vladimir Nabokov Lolita
2011 Paul Torday Salmon fishing in the Yemen
2010 Chimamanda Adichie Half of a yellow sun
2010 Nancy Horan Loving Frank
2010 Amanda Foreman Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire
2010 Evelyn Waugh Brideshead revisited
2010 Alex Miller Lovesong
2010 Giuseppe Tomasi de Lampedusa The Leopard
2010 M J Hyland This is how
2010 John Fante Ask the dust
2010 Sarah Waters The little stranger
2010 Rebecca Stott Darwin and the barnacle
2009 Cunxin Li Mao's last dancer
2009 Geraldine Brooks People of the book
2009 Helen Garner The spare room
2009 Kate Atkinson Case histories
2009 Ian McEwan Enduring love
2009 Khaled Hosseini A Thousand splendid suns
2009 Barbara Kingsolver The Poisonwood bible
2009 Mitch Albom The Five people you meet in heaven 
2009 William P Young The Shack
2009 Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin Three cups of tea
2009 Aravind Adiga The white tiger
2008 Rachel Seiffert Afterwards
2008 Ann Patchett Bel Canto
2008 Alice Sebold The lovely bones
2008 Tracy Chevalier Girl with a pearl earring
2008 Audrey Niffenegger The time traveler's wife
2008 Markus Zusak The book thief
2008 Elizabeth Gilbert Eat, pray, love

2008

Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth

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