Future reading

Tue 12th Dec - His Bloody Project - Graeme Macrae-Burnet


Books read and discussed by the group

2017/18

Oct - The Other Mrs Walker - Mary Paulson-Ellis
Sept - book of own choice (summer reading, scottish theme)


2016/17

July - The Last Foundling - Tom H Mackenzie
May - The Legacy of Elizabeth Pringle - Kirsty Wark
Apr - Mrs Robinson's Disgrace - Kate Summerscale
Mar - The Bletchley Girls - Tessa Dunlop
Feb - Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime - Val McDermid
Jan - The Silver Dark Sea - Susan Fletcher
Nov - Gone are the Leaves - Anne Donovan
Oct - The Wide and Starry Sky - Nancy Horan
Sept - book of own choice (summer reading, scottish theme)


2015/16

June  - Gods and Beasts - Denise Mina
May - The Birdcage - Clive Aslet
Apr - How to be both - Ali Smith
Mar - Head of State - Andrew Marr
Feb - Keane's Company - Iain Gale 

Jan - The Glasgow Coma Scale - Neil D.A. Stewart

Nov - The Cuckoo’s Calling -Robert Galbraith 

Oct - The Lighthouse Stevensons - Bella Bathurst 

Sept - book of own choice 



2014/15

June - Secrets of the Sea House - Elizabeth Gifford

May - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - R L Stevenson

Apr - Mr Mac and Me - Esther Freud (re Charles Rennie Mackintosh)

Mar - The Madness of July - James Naughtie

Feb - Extraordinary People - Peter May

Jan - The Last Dance of the Wreckers Ball - Robert Douglas

Dec - Any Human Heart - William Boyd

Oct - Northanger Abbey - Val McDermid

Sept - book of own choice - member's home

June - Entry Island - Peter May


2013/14

May - The Testament of Gideon Mack - James Robertson 

Apr - The Last Slave Market - Alistair Hazell 

Feb  - Three Things You Need To Know About Rockets - Jessica Fox

Jan - Whirligig - Magnus Macintyre

Dec - The Red Road - Denise Mina

Oct  - David's Sisters - Moira Forsyth

Sept - book of own choice

July  - Island of Wings - Karin Altenberg


2012/13

May - Birthdays for the Dead - Stuart MacBride

Apr - And The Band Played On: The Enthralling Account of What Happened After the Titanic Sank - Christopher Ward

Mar - Flodden Fields - Elisabeth McNeill

Feb - Somewhere To Lay My Head - Robert Douglas

Jan - The Darkness and the Deep - Aline Templeton

Nov - Eric Liddell: Pure Gold - David McCausland

Oct - Gillespie & I  - Jane Harris

Sept - Own choice of book

Jun - The Secret Life of Bletchley Park - Sinclair McKay


2011/12

May - The Singing Sands - Josephine Tey

Apr  - The Dancing Days - Maggie Craig (afternoon meeting)

Mar - The Pirate Hunter - Richard Zacks (afternoon meeting)

Feb - Red Bones - Ann Cleeves (afternoon meeting)

Jan - The Tenderness of Wolves - Stef Penney (afternoon meeting)

Dec - The Forgotten Highlander - Alistair Urquart (evening meeting)

Oct - The Grave Tattoo - Val McDermid   (afternoon meeting)

Sept - In Another Light - Andrew Greig   (evening meeting)


2010/11

May - Night Song of the Last Tram - Robert Douglas  (evening meeting)

Apr - Lying Dead - Aline Templeton

Mar - The Chapel at the End of the World - Kirsten McKenzie

Feb - Operation Mincemeat - Ben Macintyre

Jan - Hot News - Elisabeth McNeill

no meeting in December

Nov - Red Dust Road - Jackie Kay

Oct - Sisters of Sinai - Janet Soskice

Sept - Ring of Bright Water - Gavin Maxwell,
          plus members' choices of another Scottish book

June - Touching Distance - Rebecca Abrams


2009/10

May - This is not about me - Janice Galloway

Apr - Raven Black - Anne Cleeves

Mar - The Redemption of Alexander Seaton - Shona MacLean

Feb -  Buddha Da - Anne Donovan

Jan - Calum's Road - Roger Hutchinson

no meeting in December

Nov - The Steep Approach to Garbadale - Iain Banks

Oct - A Risk Worth Taking - Robin Pilcher

Sep - The Other Queen - Philippa Gregory


2008/09

May - John McNab - John Buchan;  The Return of John McNab - Andrew Greig

Apr - Arthur and George - Julian Barnes

Mar - Hellfire and Herring - Christopher Rush

Feb - One Good Turn - Kate Atkinson

Jan - The Boleyn Inheritance - Philippa Gregory

no meeting in December

Nov - The Glasshouse - Sophie Cooke

Oct - The Healing Island - Robin Hull

Sep  - Fatal Passage - Ken McGoogan


2007/08

Apr - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Muriel Spark

Apr - The Naming of the Dead - Ian Rankin

Feb - Marching in Scotland, Dancing in New York - Margaret Dunlop

Jan - No, I  Don't Want to Join a Book Club - Virginia Ironside

Dec -  Adrift in Caledonia - Nick Thorpe

Nov - Restless - William Boyd

?Oct

Sep - The Observations - Jane Harris - September

Jun - Winter Solstice - Rosamund Pilcher


2006/07

no meeting in May

Apr - The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox - Maggie O'Farrell

no meeting in March

Feb - Lachlan's War - Michael Cannon

Jan - Tunes of Glory - James Kennaway

no meeting in December

Nov - One City - Alexander McCall Smith / Ian Rankin / Irving Welsh

Oct - Voyageurs - Margaret Elphinstone AND Getting Out of the House - Isla Dewar





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Book club

The book club meets monthly in members' homes to discuss books by Scottish authors or set in Scotland or with some other Scottish connection.
Harrow  &  District  Caledonian  Society

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