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Recent titles read by Leeds Beckett Book Club

  • The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
  • Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
  • Erebus: The Story of a Ship by Michael Palin and The Terror by Dan Simmons 
  • Our Daily Bread: from Argos to the Altar – a Priest’s Story by Father Alex Frost
  • Metaphysical Animals by  Clare Mac Cumaill  and Rachael Wiseman
  • Songbirds by Christy Lefteri
  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
  • Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

Book Club meetings 2024

Leeds Beckett Book Club is open to all - students, staff, alumni and members of the public. We meet virtually at 17:00 on the dates below. Please contact Helen Loughran ( for further information.

  • 6 March - Bluestockings by Jane Robinson
  • 10 April - Stoner by John Williams
  • 8 May - Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • 12 June - Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Book Club contact

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