Inner West Council

Book Groups

One of these book groups could be right for you!

Ashfield Library Book Group

Meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 10am. This group reads one set novel a month, Feb-Dec.

The Ashfield Library Book Group is currently full. Please contact Therese on 9716 1821 for more information.

Tuesday March 7, 10am : Ashfield Library

The Railway Man by Eric Lomax

Haberfield Library Book Group

Meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 10am. This group reads one set novel a month, Feb-Dec.

There are currently vacancies in this group. Please contact Angelina on 9716 1000 for more information.

Tuesday February 14, 10am : Haberfield Library

Still Alice by Lisa Genova


Book group titles available for bulk loan

The following is a ;list of titles that can be borrowed in sets of ten, making them perfect for book groups. The minimum that can be borrowed is 10.  

Long bay Eleanor Limprecht
Season of hate Michael Costello
In the winter dark Tim Winton
To the lighthouse Virginia Woolf
Surrender Sonya Hartnett
Violin lessons Arnold Zable
We have always lived in the castle Shirley Jackson
The street sweeper Eliot Perlman
A single man Christopher Isherwood
Goodbye to Berlin Christopher Isherwood
The secret agent Joseph Conrad
The woman in black Susan Hill
Our man in Havana Graham Greene
Young hearts crying Richard Yates
Sea of poppies Amitav Ghosh
The merry go round Somerset Maugham
How I live now Meg Rosoff
The elegance of the hedgehog Muriel Barbery
The tin drum Gunter Grass
Mapp and Lucia E.F. Benson
Animal People Charlotte Wood
The street sweeper Eliot Perlman
No name Wilkie Collins
Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak
The maggot John Fowles
The watchtower Elizabeth Harrower
Sarah’s key: Rosnay  
Wives and daughters:  Elizabeth Gaskell 
The Aunt's story:  Patrick White  
Weekend Wodehouse: P G Wodehouse 
Barnaby Rudge:  Charles Dickens 
Marazan :  Nevil Shute 
Birdsong: Sebastian Faulks  
True history of the Kelly Gang : Peter Carey  
Bullet Park: John Cheever  
Under the net:  Iris Murdoch   
The Watch tower Elizabeth Harrower
The world beneath Cate Kennedy
River of smoke Amitav Ghosh
Harlands Half acre David Malouf
Crossing to safety Wallace Stegner  
Rosie Project Graham Simsion 
Hitch: a memoir Christopher Hitchens
Dancing on coral  Glenda Adams
Jonah Louis Stone
Before I go to sleep SJ Watson
The Natural Way of Things  Charlotte Wood
The Last days of Ava Langdon Mark O'Flynn
The Teacher's Secret Suzanne Leal
Questions of Travel Michelle de Krester 
Springtime: A Ghost Story Michelle de Krester
Eden  Candice Fox 
King of the Road  Nigel Bartlett
Careful, he might hear you  Sumner Locke Elliott
The Light of Paris  Eleanor Brown 
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand  Helen Simonson 
The Commandant  Jessica Anderson 
Burial Rites Hannah Kent 
The Dinner  Herman Koch 
The Night Guest  Fiona McFarlane 
Station Eleven  Emily St John Mandel 
The Home Girls  Olga Masters 
Useful  Debra Oswald 
The Fortunes of Richard Mahony  Henry Mandel Richardson 
Arkie's Pilgrimage to the Next Big Thing   Lisa Walker 
The Painted Sky  Alice Campion 
After Darkness  Christine Piper 
Stoner  John Williams 
How to Find Love in a Bookshop  Veronica Henry 
The Railway Man  Eric Lomax