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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
Level 1, 451 New South Head Road
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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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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Watsons Bay Library
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Watsons Bay NSW 2030

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The Redleaf Book Club meets on the first non-holiday Monday of the month 6pm - 7pm at Woollahra Library at Double Bay, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay.

Redleaf Book Club is currently full. If you are interested in joining the Redleaf Book Club, new members can join a waiting list by contacting Jenn Martin at jenn.martin@woollahra.nsw.gov.au, or by phone 9391 7931.

Books to be discussed in 2017

Month
Author
Title
February
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah
March
Geraldine Brooks
The Secret Chord
April
Hazel Rowley
Franklin & Eleanor
May
Nancy Mitford
Love in a Cold Climate
June
Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
July
Helen MacDonald
H is for Hawk
August
Liane Moriarty
Big Little Lies
September
Richard Flanagan
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
October
Graeme Simsion
The Rosie Project
November
Irene Nemirovsky
Suite Francaise
December
End of year party and recommended holiday reading

 

Books discussed in 2016

Date Author Title
February
Jojo Moyes
Night Music
March
Lisa Genova
Still Alice
March
Natasha Solomons
Mr Rosenblum's List
May
Alaa Al Aswany
The Yacoubian Building
June
Felicity Volk
Lightning
July
Lisa See
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
August
Jane Gleeson-White
Double Entry
September
David Nicholls
Us
October
Jessie Burton
The Miniaturist
November
Meg Noonan The Coat Route
December   End of year party

Books discussed in previous years

Year Author Title
2015 Camilla Lackberg The Hidden Child
2015 Marguerite van Geldermalsen Married to a Bedouin
2015 Elizabeth Stead
The Sparrows of Edward Street
2015 Tim Winton
The Riders
2015 Jean Rhys
Wide Sargasso Sea
2015 Jojo Moyes
Me Before You
2015 Irvin Yalom
The Spinoza Problem
2015 Karen Joy Fowler
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
2015 Hannah Kent
Burial Rites
2015 Ceridwen Dovey Only the Animals
2014 Simon Winchester The Map That Changed the World
2014 Aeneas Gunn We of the Never-Never
2014 Kim Scott That Deadman Dance
2014 Tim Winton An Open Swimmer
2014 Simon Mawer Mendel's Dwarf
2014 Ernest Hemingway True At First Light
2014 Katherine Boo Behind the Beautiful Forevers
2014 Jeanine Leane Purple Threads
2014 Anna Funder All That I Am
2014 Mohsin Hamid The Reluctant Fundamentalist
2013 Herman Melville Moby Dick
2013 David Lodge Therapy
2013 Fiona McGregor Indelible Ink
2013 Lloyd Jones Mister Pip
2013 Lorna Gibb Lady Hester: Queen of the East
2013 Helen Garner The Spare Room
2013 Michael Cunningham The Hours
2013 Stef Penney The Tenderness of Wolves
2013 Salman Rushdie Midnight's Children
2013 Julian Barnes Love etc
2012
Somerset Maugham
The Razor's Edge
2012 Geraldine Brooks
Year of Wonders
2012 L P Hartley
The Go-Between
2012 Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom's Cabin
2012 David Lodge
Deaf Sentence
2012 Alan Paton
Cry the Beloved Country
2012 Shuichi Yoshi
Villain
2012 Justin Cartwright
Other People's Money
2012 Liz Byrski
Last Chance Cafe
2012 Julian Barnes
The Sense of an Ending
2011
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
Three cups of tea
2011 Penelope Lively
Moon tiger
2011 Orhan Parmuk
My name is Red
2011 Kazuo Ishiguro
An artist of the floating world
2011 Michael Robotham
The suspect
2011 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich
2011 Kingsley Amis
Stanley and the women
2011 Christina Stead
The man who loved children
2011 Harper Lee
To kill a mocking bird
2011 Muriel Barbery
The Elegance of the hedgehog
2010 Simon Winchester Bomb, book and compass
2010 Guiseppe Tomasi de Lampedusa The Leopard
2010 Laura Lippman Life sentences
2010 Aravind Adiga The white tiger
2010 Tracy Chevalier Remarkable creatures
2010 Louis de Bernieres Birds without wings
2010 David Malouf Remembering Babylon
2010 Sebastian Barry The secret scripture
2010 John Banville The sea
2010 Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America
2010 Christmas function  

2009

Stieg Larsson The girl with the dragon tattoo
2009 Per Petterson Out staling horses
2009 Elizabeth Gaskell Cranford
2009 Gail Tsukiyama The Samurai's garden
2009 Ayaan Hirsi Ali Infidel
2009 Qiu Xiaolong Death of a red heroine
2009 Geraldine Brooks People of the book
2009 Anne Henderson Enid Lyons : leading lady to a nation
2009 Philip Roth Indignation
2009 Margaret Throsby Talking with Margaret Throsby
2008 Markus Zusak The book thief
2008 Irene Nemirovsky Suite Francaise
2008 Vikram Seth  Two Lives 
2008 Patrick Gale  Notes from and exhibition
2008 Mark Kurzem  The Mascot
2008 Khaled Hosseini A thousand splendid suns 
2008 Anita Desai  Fasting, feasting
2008 Ian McEwan On Chesil beach
2008 Anne Enright The gathering
2008 Janet Frame Towards another summer
2007 Vikram Seth  An Equal Music 
2007 Mark Haddon The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night
2007 Andrea Levy Small Island 
2007 Jenna Blum  Those Who Saved Us
2007 Marina Lewycka  A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian
2007 Catherine Cole  The Grave at Thu Le 
2007 Nicole Krauss The History of Love
2007 Christopher Kremmer  Inhaling the Mahatma
2007 Elizabeth George  What Came Before he Shot Her
2007 Charles Frazier Thirteen Moons
2006
Bem Le Hunte  There Where the Pepper Tree Grows 
2006 Lusia Przybyszewicz All that there was
2006 Nigel Marsh Fat, Forty and Fired
2006 Anne Fairbairn Poetry with Anne Fairbairn as Guest Poet
2006 Mary Lawson Crow Lake
2006 Allan Hollingsworth The Line of Beauty
2006 Milan Kundera The Joke
2006 Barbara Trapido Frankie and Stankie
2006 Scott McBain The Mastership game
2006 Kate Grenville Secret River
2005 Marge Piercy Three women
2005 Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner
2005 Charlotte Wood The Submerged Cathedral
2005 Michelle Krester The Hamilton Case
2005 Ian McEwan Comfort of Strangers
2005 Ian McEwan Atonement
2005 Ian McEwan Black Dogs
2005 Ian McEwan The Child in Time
2005 Ian McEwan Enduring Love
2005 Ian McEwan The Cement Garden
2005 Helen Garner Joe Cinque's Consolation
2005 Tim Winton Dirt Music
2005 Anne Fairbairn Feathers and the horizon
2005 Anne Fairbairn Shadows of our dreaming
2005 Anne Fairbairn Sunlines
2005 Katherine Fox Malicious Intent
2005 Marian Halligan The Point
2004 Tracy Chevalier Girl with a pearl earring
2004 Patrick White The Aunts Story
2004 Helen Garner The First Stone
2004 Gerldine Brooks Foreign correspondence
2004 Richard Flanagan Death of a River guide
2004 Barbara Kingsolver The Poisonwood Bible
2004 Anthony O'Neill The Lamplighter
2004 Joseph Conrad Lord Jim
2004 Peter Goldsworthy Three Dog Night
2004 Iris Murdoch The Sandcastle
2004 Niall Williams As it is in Heaven
2003 Margaret Atwood Alias Grace
2003 Simon Winchester Surgeon of Crowthorn
2003 Yann Martel Life of Pi
2003 Warren Fellows The Damage done
2003 Kate Jennings Moral Hazard
2003 Mara Moustafine Secrets and Spies
2003 Elizabeth Von Arneim Elizabeth in her German Garden
2003 Alain de Botton The Consolation of Philosophy
2003 Christina Lamb The sewing circles of Herat
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