Book Club

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Due to popular demand there are three Book Clubs. They are all medium-sized groups and members are all welcome to choose a book they believe would be interesting for the group to read and discuss. Please see the Book Club programmes below. 

at Walkden Library

Book Club 1 convenor: Marjorie Gee
To contact Marjorie, please email salfordu3a@gmail.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Marjorie Gee‘.


Venue and Time: Book Club 1 meet 10-11am on the first Wednesday of the month at Walkden Congregational Church.

Book Club 2 convenor: Diana Battersby
To contact Diana, please email salfordu3a@gmail.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Diana Battersby‘.


Venue and Time: Book Club 2 meet 12-1pm on the first Wednesday of the month at Walkden Congregational Church.

Book Club 3  Convenor: Lynda Pearson. To contact Lynda, please email salfordu3a@gmail.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Lynda Pearson‘.

Venue and Time: Book Club 3 meet on the first Wednesday of the month between 11am and 12noon at the United Reformed Church, Swinton.

Book Club 1 Programme 2022/2023

DateBook and author
7 Dec
2022
The Toymakers Robert Dinsdale
4 Jan
2023
The Talented Mr Ripley Patricia Highsmith
1 Feb In the Wars Dr Waheed Arian
1 Mar How to Kill Your Family Bella Mackie
5 Apr Born A Crime Trevor Noah
3 May Lessons in Chemistry Bonnie Garmus
7 Jun One of Those Faces Elle Grawl
5 Jul The High House Jessie Greengrass
2 Aug Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North Rachel Joyce
6 Sep All the Broken Places John Boyne
4 Oct Marple (12 new stories) Various authors
1 Nov Unsettled Ground Claire Fuller
6 Dec Shrines of Gaiety Kate Atkinson

Book Club 1 Scoresheet 2022

Book club 1 at Worsley Old Hall, July 2021

Book Club 2 Programme 2022/2023

DateBook and Author
7 Dec
2022
The Promise Damon Galgut
4 Jan
2023
Exit Belinda Bauer
1 Feb The Frequency of Us Keith Stuart
1 Mar The Offing Benjamin Myers
5 Apr The Paris Library Janet Skeslien Charles
3 May The Fountains of Paradise Arthur C Clarke
7 Jun The Lamplighters Emma Stonex
5 Jul Lessons in Chemistry Bonnie Garmus
2 Aug Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens
6 Sep the 100 Years of Lenni and Margot Marianne Cronin
4 Oct Landlines Raynor Winn
1 Nov Lean Fall Stand Jon McGregor
6 Dec Diary of a Somebody Brian Bilston

Book Club 3 Programme 2022/2023

DateBook and Author
7 Dec
2022
The Thursday Murder Club Richard Osman
4 Jan
2023
Girl A Abigail Dean
1 Feb The Snow Child Eowyn Ivey
1 Mar A Proper Story Yo Mullen
5 Apr The Beekeeper’s Apprentice Laurie R King
3 May The Girl with the Louding Voice Abi Daré
7 Jun Brick Lane Monica Ali
5 Jul Hamnet Maggie O’Farrell
2 Aug Beloved Toni Morrison
6 Sep Me Before You Jojo Moyes
4 Oct This Is How You Lose Her Junot Diaz
1 Nov Brouhaha Ardal O’Hanlan
6 Dec On Chapel Sands Laura Cumming

Book Club 3 Scoresheet 2022


2022 programme for all book clubs