Monthly Book Group

This year we meet on the FIRST Wednesday of each month at 10.30am at Sunshine Library and from 12 noon, at The Granary Café, 2 Devonshire Rd. Sunshine for those who wish to join us for a coffee or a light lunch.

For the March 2023 session we will be reading:

Hamnet is a 2020 novel by Maggie O’Farrell. It is a fictional account of Shakespeare’s son, Hamnet, who died at age 11 in 1596. In 2020, the book won the Women’s Prize for Fiction and National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction

List of 2023 Books

Title                                                                                                               Meeting Date

Overstory – Richard Powers                                                                   February 1

Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell                                                                     March 1

Code Named Helene – Ariel Lawson                                                     April 5

Violeta – Isabel Allende                                                                            May 3

Ask again, Yes – Mary Beth Keane                                                        June 7

An Australian Son – Gordon Mathews                                                 July 5

Rain Heron – Robbie Arnott                                                                    August 2

Sophie’s World – Jostein Gaarder                                                        September 6

The Wreck – Meg Keneally                                                                      October 4

The Colony – Audrey Magee                                                                   November 1

Mao’s Last Dancer – Li Cunxin                                                                December 6

The Island of Missing Trees – Elif Shafak                                             February 1, 2024