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The Book Group 10th anniversary list

The best so far?

Ten years in the life of a London book group…

Atonement – Ian McEwan (Nov 2001) *

Oxygen – Andrew Miller (Dec 01)

The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen (Jan 02) ***

Stupid White Men – Michael Moore (Mar 02)

Rings of Saturn – WG Sebald (Apr 02)

The Year of the Goat – Mario Vargas Llosa (Jun 02)

Twelve Bar Blues – Patrick Neate (Sep 02)

Swann’s Way – Marcel Proust ??? (Oct 02)

Life of Pi – Yann Martel (Jan 03) *

A Fine Balance – Rohan Mistry (Mar 03)

Light of Day – Graham Swift (May 03)

After the Quake – Haruki Murakami (June 03)

Code of the Woosters- PG Wodehouse (July 03) **

Voyage au bout de la Nuit – Celine (Sept 03)

Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates (Oct 03)

Tomorrow’s People – Susan Greenfield  (Dec 03)

Touching the Void (Jan O4)

Vernon God Little (March 04) **

Elizabeth Costello (April 04)

The Comedians (June 04)

The Line of Beauty (Sept 04)

Clear (Nov 04)

Havoc in its Third Year (Dec 04)

The Plot against America (Jan 05)

A Heart so White (March 05)

A Tale of Love and Darkness (April 05) **

Saturday  (June 05)

The Radetzky March (July 05)

Identity (Sept 05)

Oryx and Crake (Nov 05) **

We need to talk about Kevin (Dec 05)

The Kite Runner (Jan 06)

Cloud Atlas (March 06) ***

Prague (May 06)

Things Fall Apart (July 06)

Kalooki Nights (Sept 06) **

People’s Act of Love (Nov 06)

The Woman in White (Jan 07) **

The Secret River (Mar 07)

Homo Faber (May 07)

My Name is Red (Sep 07)

Run Rabbit Run (Nov 07)

In Cold Blood (Jan 08)

Blindness (Feb 08)

What Sport Tells Us About Life – Ed Smith (May 08)

The Enchantress of Florence (Jul 08)

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union (Sep 08) **

Engleby – Sebastian Faulks (Nov 08)

Homecoming (Jan 09)

Audacity of Hope (Feb 09)

Oscar Wao – Juan Diaz (Apr 09) *

Humboldt’s Gift (Jun 09)

Scoop – Evelyn Waugh ** (Nov 09)

Pnin (Jan 10)

Therese Raquin – Emile Zola (Mar 10)

The Razor’s Edge – Somerset Maugham (May 10)

The Death of Ivan Ilyich / Kreuzer Sonata (Jul 10)

Alone in Berlin (Aug 10)

Freedom (Sep 10) *

Byzantium Endures (Jan 11)

The Bottle Factory Outing – Beryl Bainbridge (Mar 11)

The Heather Blazing – Colm Toibin (Apr 11)

The Tunnel (Jun 11)

Manhattan Transfer (Aug 11)

The Sisters Brothers (Oct 11)

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (Nov 2011)

On the Shelf of Honour

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