Book Club

Book Club: Fierce Invalids Home Form Hot Climates by Tom Robbin

Tuesday 30 July at 17:30 in the Members Bar The next Book Club meeting is just a few weeks away, but there’s still a lot of time to start reading! We will be discussing “Fierce invalids home form hot climates" by Tom Robbin. Switters is a contradiction for all seasons: an anarchist who works [...]

Book Club: Fierce Invalids Home Form Hot Climates by Tom Robbin2024-07-11T11:04:56+10:00

A Heartbreaking and Inspiring Novel is Up Next for Book Club – but First, this Month’s Review

The next Book Club is Lola in the Mirror by Trent Dalton, Tuesday 27 February at 17:30. A review first from member Ken Glover.  Tattersalls Book Club members this week reviewed in the club over wine and nibbles, the January offering, The Shipwreck by Sydney author Larry Writer. The Shipwreck is the true account [...]

A Heartbreaking and Inspiring Novel is Up Next for Book Club – but First, this Month’s Review2024-02-01T14:17:28+10:00

Book Club 2024: 1st Book of the Year

Tuesday 30 January at 17:30 at the Club As we step into 2024, the Book Club is more enthusiastic than ever to embark on a literary journey that promises to be captivating and diverse. The Book Club has selected their 1st book of the year, “The Shipwreck” by Larry Writer: The epic story of [...]

Book Club 2024: 1st Book of the Year2023-12-20T13:20:30+10:00

2024 Booklist

Date Book Tuesday 30th of January The Shipwreck by Larry Writer Tuesday 27th of February Lola in the mirror by Trent Dalton Tuesday 26h of March The Turn of the Screw by Henry James Tuesday 30th of April Tom Lake by Ann Patchett Tuesday 28th of May Fierce invalids home form hot climates by [...]

2024 Booklist2023-12-18T13:42:23+10:00

August in Kabul: First-hand journalism at its best

Summary from Member Dr Nina Mistilis It was beyond surreal reading August in Kabul: America's Last Days in Afghanistan by Andrew Quilty, which recounted the people's experiences during the chaotic, heartbreaking last days of the United States in Afghanistan, whilst Australian media graphically reported the turbulent unfolding events in Israel and Gaza. The author [...]

August in Kabul: First-hand journalism at its best2023-11-09T10:02:06+10:00

Tattersalls Book Club – Only 1 week away!

Tuesday 22 August at 17:30 via Zoom Next week we will be discussing Claire Keegan’s book, “Small Things Like These”. It is 1985 in a small Irish town. During the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bill Furlong, a coal merchant and family man faces his busiest season. Early one morning, while delivering an order [...]

Tattersalls Book Club – Only 1 week away!2023-08-17T16:28:45+10:00

Book Club: a guide through the healing power of our bodies

Next Book Club: Tuesday 22 August from 17:30 via Zoom Bill Bryson's compendious “The Body” is one part textbook, one part history of medical discovery, one part amusing anecdote and one part ripping yarn. The Book club enjoyed dipping into its 23 densely packed chapters. The Human Body was discussed in all its complexity, [...]

Book Club: a guide through the healing power of our bodies2023-08-08T16:16:23+10:00

Tattersalls Book Club – Only 4 days away!

Tuesday 25 July at 17:30 via Zoom Next week we will be discussing "The Body: A Guide for Occupants" by Bill Bryson’s We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is [...]

Tattersalls Book Club – Only 4 days away!2023-07-20T16:37:40+10:00

Blessed with the Presence of John Doyle: A Recap of the Event

John Doyle’s Lunch was attended by our members, and he didn’t fail their expectations, it was funny, emotional and endearing with a sense of melancholy! Only John Doyle would have his alter ego ‘Roy Slaven’ write a memoir, with himself as a secondary character. He took us on a hilarious and personal journey to [...]

Blessed with the Presence of John Doyle: A Recap of the Event2023-06-20T11:34:59+10:00

Pages Explored: Book Club Recap and Insights

Last Book club met in person was to discuss ‘The Disappearance of Josef Mengele’ Thank you to Ian Pendleton for leading the discussion. ‘The Disappearance of Josef Mengele’ is a work of historical fiction, which was agreed to be 75% factual.  While the central character, Josef Mengele, was unsurprisingly found to be a particularly [...]

Pages Explored: Book Club Recap and Insights2023-06-16T10:47:08+10:00

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