Coming Up


Next book

20 august at Arcadia – set in Mexico about the narco-traffickers traffic in young girls – written from the point of view of a girl. This review from the guardian raved about it – I agree – enjoyed it

Book after next book

at Sarah's on 7 October

'Sam's first step' if we can get the author

or a McEwan. The McEwan could be


Or Saturday

Book after?

bookgroup favourite Anna funder has new one 'the girl with dogs',

as does another favourite Hannah Kent – 'the good people'

Or a book from a country we haven't covered yet in book group, possibly the 1992 novel sleepwalking land by mozambican writer mia couto. it has been described as 'an exceptionally beautiful nightmare', it was translated in to english in 2006 and he won the neustadt prize for literature in 2014. possibly on 10 april at a venue to be determined



3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mark  |  December 4, 2009 at 12:53 am

    Travel writing as history is what Among the Russians became after so many years. Many of us enjoyed the writers skill but also found he didnt do much with his assumptions, prejudices and wide generalisations (apart from predict them in his opening pages).

  • 2. Sara  |  September 2, 2015 at 5:23 pm

    I am happy to hold erotic at my place!!!!!

    • 3. davesbookgroup  |  September 2, 2015 at 10:42 pm

      Ok sounds good


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