Book Club

Monthly book reviews on the novels we’ve enjoyed. Join in the conversation and become part of our online book club.
Breakfast with… Meg Mason

Jo Rodgers meets the Sydney-based author of Sorrow and Bliss for a stroll around Chelsea Physic Garden.

3 days ago
Go Toxic Free | Book Club

An extract from environmental journalist Anna Turns’s new book.

27 days ago
Unspoken Things | Book Club

Jen Campbell considers Chloë Ashby’s fiction debut and Huma Qureshi’s short story collection.

1 month ago
The Exchanges between Art, Nature and Writing | Book Club

Jen Campbell considers Tom de Freston’s debut non-fiction book Wreck and Lulah Ellender’s Grounding.

1 month ago
Breakfast with… Lauren Groff

Jo Rodgers speaks to the Florida-based author about her latest novel reimagining the life of 12th century poet Marie de France.

2 months ago
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s own disappearance in 1926.

2 months ago
Worn: A People’s History of Clothing | Book Club

Author Sofi Thanhauser on her exploration of five fabrics through society, gender politics and the planet.

3 months ago
Short Stories to Begin 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell’s favourite quick reads to kickstart the year. 

4 months ago
Edible Flowers: How, Why, and When We Eat Flowers | Book Club

Monica Nelson highlights blooms in culinary usage and how they have been integral to our cultures.

4 months ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2021 | Book Club

A round up of literary favourites published this year.

5 months ago
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the winning novel of the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction.

6 months ago
Breakfast with… Maggie Shipstead

Jo Rodgers speaks to the L.A.-based author shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021.

7 months ago
A Modern Day Fairy Tale | Book Club

Jen Campbell on the history of fairy tales and her own collection of fourteen gruesome tales.

7 months ago
Reading in Pairs | Book Club

Jen Campbell suggests a selection of books best read together.

8 months ago
Breakfast with... Natasha Brown

Jo Rodgers meets the London-based writer to discuss her debut novel, Assembly.

9 months ago
Summer Reading | Book Club

This month, Jen Campbell selects her favourite new and recently released fiction.

9 months ago
The Clifden Bookshop | TOAST Book Club

Máire O’Halloran and Nicole Shanahan on their independent literary haven in the region of Connemara, Ireland

10 months ago
Rough Trade Editions x Garden Museum | Book Club

Jen Campbell explores four new pamphlets examining the radical potential of gardening.

11 months ago
The Art of Literary Translation with Polly Barton | Book Club

Jen Campbell interviews the author and translator of Japanese fiction.

1 year ago
Look At This If You Love Great Art | Book Club

Chloë Ashby on her new book exploring 100 artworks she admires.

1 year ago
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the latest novel from the award-winning author.

1 year ago
Finding Rhythm in Translation | Tilted Axis Press

Jen Campbell speaks to publisher and translator Deborah Smith for TOAST Book Club.

1 year ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2020

A roundup of fiction and nonfiction favourites for 2020.

1 year ago
The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews this reinvention of Victorian gothic fiction for TOAST Book Club.

1 year ago