we need to talk about books
October 10th 2019
Here are the books we talked about:
Anna: Love and Summer – William Trevor Big Sky – Kate Atkinson How The Dead Speak – Val McDermid (The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood) Philip: (Do No Harm, and) Admissions – Henry Marsh The Cut Out Girl – Bart van Es (and Our Place – Mark Cocker) Jo: The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock – Imogen Hermes Gowar Jenny: Still Life, and A Better Man – Louise Penny Gillie: (Slow Horses and) Spook Street – Mick Herron Sue: Vinegar Girl – Anne Tyler The Guest Cat – Takashi Hiraide Hilary: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness – Arundhati Roy The Photograph (read at least five timesaver the years!) – Penelope Lively Tim: Mara and Dann – Doris Lessing Sweet Thursday – John Steinbeck Marion: Wilding (see previous lists) – Isabella Tree The Adventures of Maud West – Susannah Stapleton Monster – Jonathan Kellerman (The ones in brackets are titles that people mentioned in passing.)
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