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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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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
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Paddington NSW 2021

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Tuesday: 9:30am-5pm
Wednesday: 12pm-7pm
Thursday: 9:30am-5pm
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Vaucluse Daytime Book Club (formerly Watsons Bay Daytime Book Club) meets on the last Friday of the month at 2.30pm at Mark Moran, 2 Laguna Street, Vaucluse. If you are interested in joining please contact Claire Turner 9331 5524.

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Books to be discussed in 2017

Month
Author
Title
January
Joseph Conrad
Lord Jim
February
Sarah Hall
The Wolf Border
March
Joan London
The Golden Age
April
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah
May
Erik Larson
Dead Wake
June
Tim Winton
Island Home
July
Mark Henshaw
The Snow Kimono
August
Elena Ferrante
My Brilliant Friend
September
Tony Birch
Ghost River
October
Barbara Vine
The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
November
Geraldine Brooks
The Secret Chord
 

Books discussed in 2016

Month
Author Title
January Colm Toibin
Nora Webster
February Ian McEwan
The Children Act
March Siri Hustvedt
The Blazing World
April Dai Sijie
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
May Craig Sherborne
Hoi Polloi
June Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
July M. L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
August Favel Parrett
Past the Shallows
September Alix Christie
Gutenberg's Apprentice
October Stephan Zweig
The World of Yesterday
November Individual choice

Books discussed in previous years

Year Author Title
2015
George Eliot
Middlemarch
2015
Liane Moriarty Big Little Lies
2015
Judy Nunn
Maralinga
2015
Rachel Joyce
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
2015
Graham Swift
Wish You Were Here
2015
Bob Reece
Daisy Bates: Grand Dame of the Desert
2015
Sheldon Vanauken A Severe Mercy
2015
Jason Roberts
A Sense of the World
2015
Naguib Mahfouz Palace Walk
2015
Graeme Simsion The Rosie Project
2014 Michelle de Kretser Questions of Travel
2014 Brendan Ward The Beethoven Obsession
2014 Hannah Kent Burial Rites
2014 Tim Flannery The Birth of Sydney
2014 Lian Hearn The Storyteller and His Three Daughters
2014 Margaret Drabble The Pure Gold Baby
2014 Michael Frayn Skios
2014 Anne Tyler Dinner At the Homesick Restaurant
2014 Zadie Smith White Teeth
2014 Mikhail Bulgakov The Master & Margarita
2013 Paul Torday Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
2013 John Banville Ancient Light
2012
Nicole Mones
The last Chinese chef
2012 Najaf Mazari and Robert Hillman
The rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif
2012 Aravind Adiga
The white tiger
2012 Kyung-sook Shin
Please look after Mother
2012 Kathryn Stockett
The help
2012 Michael Ondaatje
The English patient
2011 Colum McCann Let the great world spin
2011 Marry Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
2011 Hans Fallada Alone in Berlin
2011 Muriel Barbery The elegance of the hedgehog
2010 Mandy Sayer (ed) The Australian long story
2010 Annette Gordon-Reed The Hemingses of Monticello
2010 Greg Mortensen Three cups of tea
2010 Michelle de Kretser The Hamilton case
2010 Alexander McCall Smith The No. 1 Ladies detective agency
2010 Isabel Allende The Sum of our days
2010 Amy Tan The Bonesetter's daughter
2010 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The purple hibiscus
2009 Irene Nemirovsky David Golder
2009 Markus Zusak The book thief
2009 Simon Winchester The map that changed the world
2009 Lloyd Jones Mr Pip
2009 Li Cunxin Mao's last dancer
2009 F. Scott Fitzgerald  The great Gatsby 
2009 Harper Lee  To kill a mockingbird
2009 Robert Dessaix  Choice of books by Robert Dessaix 
2009 Barack Obama  Dreams from my father
2008 Kate Grenville The secret river
2008 Rose Tremain The road home
2008 Mitch Albom Tuesdays with Morrie
2008 Tim Winton Dirt music
2008 David Malouf The great world
2008 Helen Garner The Spare Room
2008 Geraldine Brooks March
2008 Simon Winchester Bomb, Book and Compass
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