Paddington Library Book Club

Paddington Library Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of the month (with the exception of January) from 6-7pm at Paddington Library.

Paddington Library Book Club is currently full. If you are interested in joining a waitlist, please contact Woollahra Libraries at

Books to be discussed in 2024

February Anna Funder Wifedom
March Pip Williams The Bookbinder of Jericho
April Ruth Hogan The Keeper of Lost Things
May Claire Keegan Small Things Like These
June Kristina Olsson Shell
July Tara Westover Educated
August Barbara Kingsolver Demon Copperhead
September Anne Enright The Green Road
October Maggie O'Farrell The Hand that First Held Mine
November Jennifer Egan The Candy House
December Richard Flanagan First Person

Books discussed in 2023

February Louis de Bernieres The Dust that Falls from Dreams
March Anthony Doerr Cloud Cuckoo Land
April Tinghui Zhang Four Treasures of the Sky
May Emily St. John Mandel Sea of Tranquility
June Bridget Collins The Betrayals
July Ayad Akhtar Homeland Elegies
August Bonnie Garmus Lessons in Chemistry
September Damon Galgut The Promise
October Ian McEwan Lessons: A Novel
November John Boyne A History of Loneliness
December Geraldine Brooks Horse

Books discussed in 2022

February Min Jin Lee Pachinko
March Matt Haig The Midnight Library
April Maggie O'Farrell Hamnet
May Craig Silvey Honeybee
June Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness
July Tara June Winch The Yield
August Brit Bennett The Vanishing Half
September Erik Larson Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
October Elizabeth Gilbert City of Girls
November Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North
December Pip Williams The Dictionary of Lost Words

Books discussed in 2021

February Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina
March Anne Enright The Green Road
April Trent Dalton Boy Swallows Universe
May Ann Patchett Bel Canto
June Celeste Ng Little Fires Everywhere
July Jeanine Cummins American Dirt
August David Nicholls Us
September Min Jin Lee Pachinko
October Khaled Hosseini And the Mountains Echoed
November Siri Hustvedt The Blazing World
December Richard Flanagan First Person