Book Club

Monthly book reviews on the novels we’ve enjoyed. Join in the conversation and become part of our online book club.
Breakfast with… Kamila Shamsie

Jo Rodgers meets the London-based author of Best of Friends for a walk around Primrose Hill.

26 days ago
Best of the Booker Prize 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell reads the shortlisted books for this year’s award.

1 month ago
Without Warning and Only Sometimes by Kit de Waal | Book Club

Jen Campbell speaks to the author about her memoir recalling her 1960s childhood.

2 months ago
An Environmental Reading List for Making Positive Change | Book Club

Sustainability writer Anna Turns recommends her favourite eco-conscious books.

3 months ago
Summertime Reading | Book Club

Jen Campbell suggests her favourite reads fit for the season.

4 months ago
Breakfast with... Helena Lee

Jo Rodgers meets the author and founder of East Side Voices. 

4 months ago
Unexpected Origin Stories | Book Club

Jen Campbell reads Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada and Cold Enough for Snow by Jessica Au.

5 months ago
Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the shortlisted books for this year’s literary award. 

7 months ago
Breakfast with… Meg Mason

Jo Rodgers meets the Sydney-based author of Sorrow and Bliss for a stroll around Chelsea Physic Garden.

7 months ago
Go Toxic Free | Book Club

An extract from environmental journalist Anna Turns’s new book.

8 months ago
Unspoken Things | Book Club

Jen Campbell considers Chloë Ashby’s fiction debut and Huma Qureshi’s short story collection.

8 months ago
The Exchanges between Art, Nature and Writing | Book Club

Jen Campbell considers Tom de Freston’s debut non-fiction book Wreck and Lulah Ellender’s Grounding.

8 months ago
Breakfast with… Lauren Groff

Jo Rodgers speaks to the Florida-based author about her latest novel reimagining the life of 12th century poet Marie de France.

9 months ago
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s own disappearance in 1926.

9 months ago
Worn: A People’s History of Clothing | Book Club

Author Sofi Thanhauser on her exploration of five fabrics through society, gender politics and the planet.

10 months ago
Short Stories to Begin 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell’s favourite quick reads to kickstart the year. 

11 months ago
Edible Flowers: How, Why, and When We Eat Flowers | Book Club

Monica Nelson highlights blooms in culinary usage and how they have been integral to our cultures.

11 months ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2021 | Book Club

A round up of literary favourites published this year.

1 year ago
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the winning novel of the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction.

1 year ago
Breakfast with … Maggie Shipstead

Jo Rodgers speaks to the L.A.-based author shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021.

1 year ago
Reading in Pairs | Book Club

Jen Campbell suggests a selection of books best read together.

1 year ago
Breakfast with ... Natasha Brown

Jo Rodgers meets the London-based writer to discuss her debut novel, Assembly.

1 year ago
Summer Reading | Book Club

This month, Jen Campbell selects her favourite new and recently released fiction.

1 year ago
The Clifden Bookshop | TOAST Book Club

Máire O’Halloran and Nicole Shanahan on their independent literary haven in the region of Connemara, Ireland

1 year ago