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Chelsea Library Reading Group 2022

Chelsea Library Reading Group 2022

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Join Chelsea Library for our monthly book reading group.

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The Chelsea Library reading group is a friendly relaxed reading group who meet once per month.

We read new and prize listed fiction but will read anything suggested by group members.

On Thursday 19 May 6.30 to 7.30pm we will be discussing Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford.

The book was longlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize .

This event will be in person at the library and also on Microsoft Teams. To attend in person just show up at the library.

Physical copies of the book are available for pick-up at Chelsea library.

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We have read many of the winners and short/long listed books on the major literary prize lists.

Some of the titles we have read include:

  • Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney
  • The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
  • On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Veoung
  • Big Girl Small Town by Michelle Gallen
  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
  • Less by Andrew by Sean Greer
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan
  • Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk
  • The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
  • Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Promise by Damon Galgut
  • No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Physical copies of the book are available for pick-up at Chelsea library.

The books have been previously quarantined and the library is cleaned for Covid everyday

Chelsea library is open :

  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am- 8pm
  • Wednesday 10am- 5pm
  • Friday and Saturday 9:30-5pm
  • Sunday 1-5pm

*Please note that we will be meeting in person in the library and also on Microsoft Teams.

For more information on Chelsea library go to : https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/libraries-0/our-libraries/chelsea-library

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