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Wednesday, 20th August 2025, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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London Branch: Book Club

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The ESU London Branch Members’ book club meets once a month at Dartmouth House to exchange views on a book chosen by the group. Discussions take place from 11.00-12.30hrs on the third Wednesday of each month. If you would like to join our friendly and informal club please contact Kathleen Earley on

Complete and updated ESU book club reading list for 2024

Dec 23 – Jan 2024: Stalin ate my homework – Alexei Sayle – 320pp

Jan- Feb: A Bend in the River – VS Naipaul – 336 pp

Feb – March: The Sailor from Gibraltar – Marguerite Duras – 318 pp

March – April: The War of the Worlds – H G Wells – 192 pp

April – May: Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – 336 pp

May – June: Chrome Yellow – Aldous Huxley – 192pp

June – July: Central Station – Lavie Tidhar – 288pp

July – August: The Lost Father – Marina Warner – 332pp

August – Sept: Sonia Tolstoy: a biography – Alexandra Popoff – 368 pp

Sept – Oct: Dr Sax – Jack Kerouac – 224pp

Oct – Nov: Effie Briest – Theodore Fontane – 228 pp

Nov – Dec: The House of Ulloa – Emilia Pardo Bazan – 288 pp

Dec – Jan 25: Erewhon – Samuel Butler – 272 pp








Wednesday, 20th August 2025
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