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Book Club Meetings 2018

Leeds Beckett Book Club is open to all - students, staff, alumni and members of the public. Meetings are held at 5pm in the Rose Bowl, room 511.

  • 8 August - Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor
  • 5 September - This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
  • 3 October - Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • 7 November - Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
  • 5 December - Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier


Recent titles read by Leeds Beckett Book Club

  • The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota
  • A Delicious Slice of Johnners by Brian Johnston
  • The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble
  • The Sailor who fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
  • Weatherland: writers and artists under English skies by Alexandra Harris
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Architect’s Apprentice by Elif Shafak
  • The Famished Road by Ben Okri
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
  • At the Existentialist Cafe by Sarah Bakewell
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • Selection of Leonard Cohen poems
  • The Dark Circle by Linda Grant
  • The History Boys by Alan Bennett 
  • A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Capital by John Lanchester
  • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

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Please contact Helen Loughran ( if you would like to join the Book Club.