BOOK OF THE MOMENTThis compelling read follows three generations of Palestinian women living in Brooklyn struggling to find their own voice within their strict traditional community - sure to kick-start your New Year book club with lively conversations!
MISSED OPPORTUNITY'Olive Again' by Elizabeth Strout marks the return of the beloved fictional character and book 'Olive Kitteridge' which was a Pulitzer Prize winning novel as well as a popular HBO mini-series. 'Olive Again', now in paperback, takes the reader back to coastal Maine revisiting the touching human stories of ‘small town life’ in this wonderful collection.
THE WILD CARD‘A Ghost in the Throat’ is a truly original read by poet and essayist, Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Described as an autofiction this eloquently written debut novel explores two women’s lives as one hunts down the other in a quest to piece together a dark romantic tragedy. If you enjoyed ‘Milkman’ by Anna Burns, this has to be your next Wild Card read.
FESTIVE FUN AND FIZZ FOR DECEMBER
This month the Den has hand-picked Three Bright Ideas crossing the genres. For some festive fun we have selected Rupert Everett's To The End of the World which documents his quest to write, direct, star in and produce a film about Oscar Wilde. Our Missed Opportunity, Seven Days of Us, is a modern Christmas family drama and our Wild Card choice Klopp is a celebratory book about the man behind Liverpool's recent title success.
The Reading Den's Best Book Club Reads 2020
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