Book Club

Monthly book reviews on the novels we’ve enjoyed. Join in the conversation and become part of our online book club.
A Spell of Good Things by Ayobami Adebayo | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the author’s highly anticipated second novel.

1 month ago
Cooking with Mushrooms by Andrea Gentl | Book Club

Early mushroom memories and umami bombs with the New York-based photographer and cookbook author.

2 months ago
A Countryside Reading Diary | Book Club

Jen Campbell on three choice novels for a week in the New Forest. 

2 months ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2022 | Book Club

Recommendations for holiday reading.

3 months ago
Ghost Music by An Yu | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the second novel from the acclaimed author of Braised Pork.

4 months ago
Breakfast with… Kamila Shamsie

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

5 months ago
Best of the Booker Prize 2022 | Book Club

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

5 months 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.

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

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

8 months ago
Summertime Reading | Book Club

Jen Campbell suggests her favourite reads fit for the season.

8 months ago
Breakfast with... Helena Lee

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

9 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.

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

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

11 months ago
Breakfast with… Meg Mason

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

11 months ago
Go Toxic Free | Book Club

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

1 year ago
Unspoken Things | Book Club

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

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year ago
Short Stories to Begin 2022 | Book Club

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

1 year 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.

1 year 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