Reading group book collections


Here is the latest list of reading group book collections that are available from Lambeth Libraries. If you wish to set up your own book group or are in an already established group, we will be only too happy to provide you with books from the list.

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Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (click here for e-book and click here for audiobook)
I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou
The Land Where Lemons Grow by Helena Attlee
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (click here for e-book and click here for audiobook )
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The Detour by Gerbrand Bakker
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Stonemouth by Iain Banks
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
The sense of an ending by Julian Barnes
The Sellout by Paul Beatty (click here for audiobook)
Smut by Alan Bennett
HhhH by Laurent Binet
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter
Glass by Alex Christofi (click here for audiobook)
The Girls by Emma Cline
Academy street by Mary Costello
Harvest by Jim Crace (click here for audiobook)
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud
Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal
Do androids dream of electric sheep? by Philip K. Dick
A Star Called Henry by Roddy Doyle
Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore by Stella Duffy
Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore (click here for ebook)
The Greatcoat by Helen Dunmore (click here for audiobook)
Half-blood blues by Esi Edugyan (click here for audiobook)
Go, West Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck
Silas Marner by George Eliot (click here for ebook)
The Good Children by Roopa Farooki
A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks (click here for audiobook)
The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer (click here for ebook)
The Narrow Road to the deep north by Richard Flanagan
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (click here for ebook)
We are all completely beside ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler (eAudiobook available)
The Dark Circle by Linda Grant
Our man in Havana by Graham Greene (click here for audiobook)
The Ghost by Robert Harris
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway
The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The little town where time stood still by Bohumil Hrabal
Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Brave new world by Aldous Huxley
Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
The bird’s nest by Shirley Jackson
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
Children of Men by P D James
The Girl who saved the king of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson (eBook available)
The 100 year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared by Jonus Jonasson (eBook available)
Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis
An Evil Cradling by Brian Keenan
Burial rites by Hannah Kent
In the Castle of my Skin by George Lamming
Capital by John Lanchester (click here for audiobook)
A most wanted man by John Le Carre
The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin
Hot milk by Deborah Levy
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
Unexploded by Alison MacLeod
The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (click here for ebook)
A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
The Road by Cormac McCarthy (eAudiobook available)
Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor
The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney
The Paris wife by Paula McLain
All our names by Dinaw Mengestu
This Census-Taker by China Mieville
Pure by Andrew Miller
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
A Meal in Winter – Hubert Mingarelli
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
The lives of others by Neel Mukherjee
Something might happen by Julie Myerson
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Kill All Normies by Angela Nagle
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
The Courilof Affair by Irene Nemirovsky
Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta
Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell
Judas by Amos Oz
Vanessa and her Sister by Priya Parmar
The Lost Child by Caryl Phillips
Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman
Ten days that shook the world by John Reed
The Dice man by Luke Rhinehart
Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys
The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge
The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
The Rings of Saturn by W G Sebald
We need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Lullaby by Leïla Slimani
An Honourable Man by Gillian Slovo
Ten Days by Gillian Slovo
NW by Zadie Smith
Star maker by Olaf Stapledon
Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale
Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Kate Summerscale
Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb
Let them eat chaos by Kate Tempest
Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope
Candide by Voltaire
Salvage the bones by Jesmyn Ward (eAudiobook available)
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
The Life and loves of a she devil by Fay Weldon
Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Stoner: A Novel by John Williams
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
Hemingway by Naomi Wood
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (eAudiobook available)

All eAudiobook and eBook titles can be found at

Crime book list

Love Me Not by M.J. Arlidge
Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
The Swimming Pool by Louise Candlish
21:37 by Mariusz Czubaj
Dark corners by Ruth Rendell
The Final Hour by Tom Wood







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