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The Original Manchester Book Group Message Board › Recomended Books

Recomended Books

Stuart B.
user 7794356
Group Organizer
Bury, GB
Post #: 24
This topic has been created for people to share book recommendations.

After each meeting I'll also update this page with books mentioned and the nominated books which didn't get selected for book club choice for that month in case anyone was interested.
Stuart B.
user 7794356
Group Organizer
Bury, GB
Post #: 25
Books nominated at the June meeting but not selected:

Leonard Cohen: The Favourite Game (248 pages)
Ryan Adams: Infinity Blues (290 pages)
Ryan Adams: Hello Sunshine (282 pages)
Nick Cave: And the Ass Saw The Angel (288 pages)
Josh Ritter: Bright Passage (193 pages)
Willy Vlautin: The Motel Life (224 pages)
Ethan Hawke: Ash Wednesday (288 pages)
James Franco: Palo Alto (208 pages)
Hugh Laurie: The Gun Seller (352 pages)

Also mentioned:

Galore by Michael Crummey
Stuart B.
user 7794356
Group Organizer
Bury, GB
Post #: 30
Book nominated at the July meeting but not selected:

This Sporting Life by David Storey
The Legend of Pradeep Mathew by Shehan Karunatilaka
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
Fight Club by Chuck Palhaniuk
Stuart B.
user 7794356
Group Organizer
Bury, GB
Post #: 32
September Meeting:

The runners up:

Will Self - The Book of Dave
Mark Dunn - Ella Minnow Pea
Terry Pratchett – Thief of Time
Jaspar Fforde – the Eyre Affair
Tom Holt – Flying Dutch
Kristin Cashore - Graceling
Simon Green - Something from the Nightside

Other books suggestions:

Robert M. Pirsig - Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Ben Elton – Blind Faith
Rafi Zabor - The Bear Comes Home
Stuart B.
user 7794356
Group Organizer
Bury, GB
Post #: 33
October Meeting:

The Runners Up:

Harper Lee - To Kill A Mockingbird
John Steinbeck - The Grapes Of Wrath
Paul Auster - The Moon Palace
Maya Angelou - I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
Toni Morrison - Beloved
Mark Twain - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Carson McCullers - The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
Jonathan Franzen - The Corrections
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