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Vaucluse Book Club meets on the last Friday of the month at 2pm at Mark Moran, 2 Laguna Street, Vaucluse.

Vaucluse Book Club is currently full. If you are interested in joining a waiting list, please contact Woollahra Libraries at libraryspaces@woollahra.nsw.gov.au, or by phone 9391 7931.

Books to be discussed in 2020

MonthAuthorTitle
January Eleanor Catton The Luminaries
February Celeste Ng Little Fires Everywhere
March Kristin Hannah The Nightingale
April Michael Ondaatje Warlight
May Robert Dessaix What Days Are For
June Donna Leon By Its Cover
July Amanda Hampson The French Perfumer
August David Nicholls Us
September Hannah Kent The Good People
October Tara Westover Educated
November Own choice Own choice
December N/A N/A

Books discussed in 2019

MonthAuthorTitle
January Min Jin Lee Pachinko
February Gail Honeyman Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
March Mohsin Hamid Exit West
April Graeme Simsion & Anne Buist Two Steps Forward
May Kamila Shamsie Home Fire
June Amor Towles A Gentleman in Moscow
July Michelle Scott Tucker Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World
August Dominic Smith The Last Painting of Sara De Vos
September Melissa Ashley The Birdman’s Wife
October Sarah Perry The Essex Serpent
November   Own choice
December   No meeting

Books discussed in 2018

AuthorTitle
Louis de Bernieres The Dust That Falls From Dreams
Kent Haruf Our Souls at Night
Evie Wyld All the Birds, Singing
Anne Enright The Green Road
Elizabeth Strout Olive Kitteridge
Lisa McInerney Glorious Heresies
Khaled Hosseini And the Mountains Echoed
Marilynne Robinson Home

Books discussed in 2017

AuthorTitle
Joseph Conrad Lord Jim
Sarah Hall The Wolf Border
Joan London The Golden Age
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Americanah
Erik Larson Dead Wake
Tim Winton Island Home
Mark Henshaw The Snow Kimono
Elena Ferrante My Brilliant Friend
Tony Birch Ghost River
Barbara Vine The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
Geraldine Brooks The Secret Chord

Books discussed in 2016

AuthorTitle
Colm Toibin Nora Webster
Ian McEwan The Children Act
Siri Hustvedt The Blazing World
Dai Sijie Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Craig Sherborne Hoi Polloi
Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See
M. L. Stedman The Light Between Oceans
Favel Parrett Past the Shallows
Alix Christie Gutenberg's Apprentice
Stephan Zweig The World of Yesterday

Books discussed in 2015

AuthorTitle
George Eliot Middlemarch
Liane Moriarty Big Little Lies
Judy Nunn Maralinga
Rachel Joyce The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Graham Swift Wish You Were Here
Bob Reece Daisy Bates: Grand Dame of the Desert
Sheldon Vanauken A Severe Mercy
Jason Roberts A Sense of the World
Naguib Mahfouz Palace Walk
Graeme Simsion The Rosie Project

Books discussed in 2014

AuthorTitle
Michelle de Kretser Questions of Travel
Brendan Ward The Beethoven Obsession
Hannah Kent Burial Rites
Tim Flannery The Birth of Sydney
Lian Hearn The Storyteller and His Three Daughters
Margaret Drabble The Pure Gold Baby
Michael Frayn Skios
Anne Tyler Dinner At the Homesick Restaurant
Zadie Smith White Teeth
Mikhail Bulgakov The Master & Margarita

Books discussed in 2013

AuthorTitle
Paul Torday Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
John Banville Ancient Light

Books discussed in 2012

AuthorTitle
Nicole Mones The last Chinese chef
Najaf Mazari and Robert Hillman The rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharif
Aravind Adiga The white tiger
Kyung-sook Shin Please look after Mother
Kathryn Stockett The help
Michael Ondaatje The English patient

Books discussed in 2011

AuthorTitle
Colum McCann Let the great world spin
Marry Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Hans Fallada Alone in Berlin
Muriel Barbery The elegance of the hedgehog

Books discussed in 2010

AuthorTitle
Mandy Sayer (ed) The Australian long story
Annette Gordon-Reed The Hemingses of Monticello
Greg Mortensen Three cups of tea
Michelle de Kretser The Hamilton case
Alexander McCall Smith The No. 1 Ladies detective agency
Isabel Allende The Sum of our days
Amy Tan The Bonesetter's daughter
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The purple hibiscus

Books discussed in 2009

AuthorTitle
Irene Nemirovsky David Golder
Markus Zusak The book thief
Simon Winchester The map that changed the world
Lloyd Jones Mr Pip
Li Cunxin Mao's last dancer
F. Scott Fitzgerald The great Gatsby
Harper Lee To kill a mockingbird
Robert Dessaix Choice of books by Robert Dessaix
Barack Obama Dreams from my father

Books discussed in 2008

AuthorTitle
Kate Grenville The secret river
Rose Tremain The road home
Mitch Albom Tuesdays with Morrie
Tim Winton Dirt music
David Malouf The great world
Helen Garner The Spare Room
Geraldine Brooks March
Simon Winchester Bomb, Book and Compass