Book Club

Monthly book reviews on the novels we’ve enjoyed. Join in the conversation and become part of our online book club.
Little Women | A Story of Womanhood

We explore the continued appeal of Louisa May Alcott's novel.

1 year ago
Winter Reads by 192 Books | Book Club

We browse the shelves of this lively New York bookshop.

1 year ago
A Lab of One's Own by Patricia Fara | Book Club

How the first world war shaped women's role in science.

1 year ago
Frankissstein & My Name is Monster | Book Club

Two novels for the lead up to Halloween.

1 year ago
A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier | Book Club

A novel following one woman as she navigates the world around her.

2 years ago
Underland by Robert Macfarlane | Book Club

A beguiling, prescient book.

2 years ago
Lanny by Max Porter | Book Club

A novel to be read again and again.

2 years ago
Books & Ceramics with Author Elizabeth Macneal

We speak to Macneal about writing The Doll Factory.

2 years ago
Summer Reads by The Kew Bookshop | Book Club

From 'Ladder to the Sky' to 'Remains of the Day'.

2 years ago
Women's Prize for Fiction | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews this year's shortlist.

2 years ago
Spring by Ali Smith | Book Club

The third in Smith's seasonal quartet.

2 years ago
The Second Shelf | Books in the City

A small bookshop with mighty ambitions.

2 years ago
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker | Book Club

The much anticipated second novel from this bestselling author.

2 years ago
Apple & Knife by Intan Paramaditha | Book Club

A collection of short stories inspired by myth and fairy tales.

2 years ago
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata | Book Club

A strange yet compelling Japanese novel.

2 years ago
How to Write a Book by Maggie O'Farrell

Advice and tips on beginning and finishing a book.

2 years ago
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr | Book Club

A nostalgic winter read.

2 years ago
Snowmama | A Winter Tale by Jeanette Winterson

The perfect story for a winter's eve.

2 years ago
Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss | Book Club

A short, haunting novel.

2 years ago
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver | Book Club

The first novel to explore the Trump era.

3 years ago
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza | Book Club

A story with the intricacies of family life at its centre.

3 years ago
Normal People by Sally Rooney | Book Club

Rooney's second novel - long listed for this year's Man Booker

3 years ago
The Home-maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher | Book Club

Our latest book review, from Persephone Books

3 years ago
The Priory by Dorothy Whipple | Book Club

Persephone Books reviews The Priory by Dorothy Whipple

3 years ago