Bookshop Book Club


We run 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 July 23, 12.30pm

The Stopping Places by Damian Le Bas

In a bid to understand his Gypsy heritage, Damian sets out on a journey to discover the stopping places - old encampment sites know only to Travellers. He lives on the road for a year, and finds a world somewhere between the much romanticised Gypsies of old and their much maligned descendants today.

Wednesday 21 August, 12.30pm

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

She's 36 years old, she's never had a boyfriend and she's been working in the same convenience store for 18 years. Her parents wish she'd get a better job. Her friends wonder why she won't get married. But Keiko knows what makes her happy, and she's not going to let anyone take her away from her convenience store...

After Rain

Tuesday 17 September, 12.30pm

After Rain by William Trevor

An early collection of short stories from the master short story writer who sadly died in 2016.