Bookshop Book Club


We're now running a regular Bookshop Book Club. Join us to discuss the chosen books and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in the Bookshop café.

Tuesday 4 December 12.30 - 1.30pm

Christmas With Dull People by Saki

Four satirical Christmas stories which address the most perilous aspects of the holiday period: visiting dull relatives, tolerating Christmas Eve merriment, receiving unwanted gifts, and writing ecstatic thank you cards for those aforementioned gifts.

Christmas With Dull People

Tuesday 15 January 12.30 - 1.30pm

The Butchering Art by Lindsey Harris

Joseph Lister's quest to transform the grisly world of Victorian medicine. Shortlisted for this year's Wellcome Prize which "rewards exceptional works of literature that illuminate the many ways that health, medicine and illness touch our lives".

The Butchering Art

Wednesday 6 February 12.30 - 1.30pm

The Ballad of Peckham Rye by Muriel Spark

Dark and comic. A man of devilish charm and enterprising spirit, Dougal Douglas is employed to revitalize the ailing firm of Meadows, Meade and Grindley. Strange things begin to happen as Dougal exerts an uncanny influence on the inhabitants of Peckham Rye and brings lies, tears, blackmail and even murder into the lives of those he meets.

The Ballad of Peckham Rye