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Book Club Meetings 2017-18

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.

  • 6 December - At the Existentialist Cafe by Sarah Bakewell
  • 10 January - The Goldfinch by Donna Tart
  • 7 February - Selection of Leonard Cohen poems
  • 14 March - The Dark Circle by Linda Grant
  • 18 April - Smut: Two Unseemly Stories by Alan Bennett
  • 16 May - A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • 13 June - Capital by John Lanchester
  • 11 July - Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert



Recent titles read by Leeds Beckett Book Club

  • Village of Secrets by Caroline Moorhead
  • Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty by Sebastian Barry
  • Black Narcissus by Rumer Godden
  • A Better Politics: How Government Can Make Us Happier by Danny Dorling
  • Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster
  • Netherland by Joseph O’Neill
  • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • 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

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