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Double Bay Book Club meets on the third Thursday of every month from 6:30-7:30pm at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Double Bay Book Club is currently full. If you are interested in joining a waitlist, please contact Woollahra Libraries at, or by phone 9391 7100.

Books to be discussed in 2023

Month Author Title
January Liane Moriarty Husband's Secret
February Kingsley Amis The Old Devils
March Alain De Botton The Course of Love
AprilBonnie Garmus Lessons in Chemistry
May Craig Silvey Honeybee
June Amor Towles The Lincoln Highway
July Howard Jacobson The Making of Henry
September Nelson Mandela The Long Walk to Freedom
October David Nicolls Us
November Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness
DecemberKate AtkinsonFestive Spirits

Books discussed in 2022

February Anthony DoerrAll the Light we Cannot See
March Geraldine BrooksThe Secret Chord
April Harper LeeTo Kill A Mockingbird
May Hannah KentThe Good People
June Andy WeirThe Martian
July Helen GarnerMonkey Grip
August Pip WilliamsThe Dictionary of Lost Words
September Kamala HarrisThe Truths We Hold
October Liane MoriartyBig Little Lies
November Hank GreenAn Absolutely Remarkable Thing
December Colson WhiteheadHarlem Shuffle

Books discussed in 2021

February N/AN/A
March Michael OndaatjeWarlight
April Elizabeth GilbertCity of Girls
May Min Jin LeePachinko
June John CarreyrouBad Blood
July Siri HustvedtThe Blazing World
August Tara June WinchThe Yield
September Amor TowlesRules of Civility
October Anne EnrightThe Green Road
November Arundhati RoyThe God of Small Things
December Delia Owens Where the Crawdads Sing

Books discussed in 2020

Trent Dalton Boy Swallows Universe
Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things
Siri Hustvedt The Blazing World
Jane Austen Persuasion
Belinda Bauer Snap
Amor Towles Rules of Civility
Anne Enright The Green Road
Min Jin Lee Pachinko
John Carreyrou Bad Blood
Michelle Obama Becoming
Delia Owens Where the Crawdads Sing

Books discussed in 2019

FebruaryJane HarperThe Dry
MarchVictoria HislopThe Island
AprilF. Scott FitzgeraldThe Great Gatsby
MayGail HoneymanEleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
June Karin SlaughterThe Good Daughter
JulyOscar WildeThe Picture of Dorian Gray
AugustAmor TowlesA Gentleman in Moscow
SeptemberElizabeth SteadThe Sparrows of Edward Street
OctoberAtul GawandeBeing Mortal
NovemberFredrik BackmanA Man Called Ove
DecemberCeleste NgLittle Fires Everywhere

Books discussed in 2018

Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Ian McEwan The Children Act
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah
Khalid Hosseini And the Mountains Echoed
Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre
Lauren Groff Fates and Furies
Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness
Kate Atkinson Life After Life
Karen Joy Fowler We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Katherine Boo Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Sarah Hall The Wolf Border
Sofie Laguna The Choke

Books discussed in 2017

Emily St John Mandel Station Eleven
Erik Larson Dead Wake: The Crossing of the Lusitania
Evie Wyld All the Birds, Singing
Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge
Rohinton Mistry A Fine Balance
Abraham Verghese Cutting for Stone
Geraldine Brooks The Secret Chord
Sarah Winman When God was a Rabbit
Alain de Botton The Course of Love
John Lanchester Capital
Elena FerranteMy Brilliant Friend

Books discussed in 2016

M.L. Stedman The Light Between Oceans
Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See
Curtis Sittenfeld Eligible