The Power

The Power

Our book group choice for July 2017 is The Power by Naomi Alderman. The world is a recognisable place: there’s a rich Nigerian kid who larks around the family pool; a foster girl whose religious parents hide their true nature; a local American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family.

Sacred Games

Sacred Games

Our book group choice for September 2017 is Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra. Seven years in the making, Sacred Games is an epic of exceptional richness and power.

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Our book group choice for June 2017 is Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace. Although Brief Interviews with Hideous Men is a collection of short stories, its unifying threads make it an almost-novel.

Vile Bodies

Vile Bodies

Our book group choice for May 2017 is Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh. Adam Fenwick-Symes is a man of the world: a novelist, recently returned from Paris, and one of the “bright young people.”

Super Sad True Love Story

Super Sad True Love Story

Our book group choice for March 2017 is Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart. In a very near future—oh, let’s say next Tuesday—a functionally illiterate America is about to collapse.