Book Club

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

DateBook and author
5 Jan The Spy and the Traitor Ben Macintyre
2 Feb Wilson Indeed! Steve Walsh
2 Mar The Island of Missing Trees Elif Shafak
6 Apr The Last House on Needless Street Catriona Ward
4 May The Painted Veil Somerset Maugham
1 Jun Miss Benson’s Beetle Rachel Joyce
6 Jul Unnatural Causes Richard Shepherd
3 Aug The Girl with the Louding Voice Abi Daré
7 Sep The Lamplighters Emma Stonex
5 Oct The Midnight Library Matt Haig
2 Nov The Thursday Murder Club Richard Osman
7 Dec The Toymakers Robert Dinsdale

Book Club 1 Scoresheet 2022

Book club 1 at Worsley Old Hall, July 2021

Book Club 2 Programme 2022

DateBook and Author
5 Jan The Gallows Pole Benjamin Myers
2 Feb The Clockmaker’s Wife Daisy Wood
2 Mar Three Hours Rosamund Lupton
6 Apr Light Perpetual Francis Spufford
4 May V2 Robert Harris
1 Jun The Address Book Deidre Mask
6 Jul The Vanishing Half Brit Bennett
3 Aug The Late Show Michael Connelly
7 Sep Found Erin Kinsley
5 Oct The Servant Maggie Richell-Davies
2 Nov The Girl with the Louding Voice Abi Daré
7 Dec The Promise Damon Galgut

Book Club 3 Programme 2022

DateBook and Author
5 Jan The Newlyweds Nell Freudenberger
2 Feb Butterfly Assassins Steve Walsh
2 Mar The Investigation Philippe Claudel
6 Apr Where the Crawdads Sing Delia Owens
4 May Once in a House on Fire Andrea Ashworth
1 Jun The Shipping News Annie Proulx
6 Jul The Girl on the Landing Paul Torday
3 Aug The Burning Girls C J Tudor
7 Sep Annihilation Jeff VanderMeer
5 Oct American Dirt Jeanine Cummins
2 Nov Making it up as I Go Along Marian Keyes
7 Dec The Thursday Murder Club Richard Osman

Book Club 3 Scoresheet 2022


2021 programme for all book clubs