Canongate Book 2 – The Girls watch the Boys watch the Girls go by…

While we at Leeds Book Club have always been delighted to fly the Rainbow Flag, I have to admit, I've always felt a tad out of the loop regarding the issues. Though I passionately believe in equality regardless of gender, orientation, age or racial origin, I'm rarely challenged or confronted over the mere act of … Continue reading Canongate Book 2 – The Girls watch the Boys watch the Girls go by…

Book Club 6 – The Line of Beauty

Venue: Arcadia Bar Date: July 2011 Time: 5pm - 7pm Agreed on: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi Discussed: The Line Of Beauty - Alan Hollinghurst Point to Note - this was the 2004 Man Booker Prize winner. Although the majority of the club enjoyed this book; it was generally agreed that we read … Continue reading Book Club 6 – The Line of Beauty

Book Club 5 – Soulless

Venue: Arcadia Bar Date: June 2011 Time: 5pm - 7pm Agreed on: The Line Of Beauty - Alan Hollinghurst Discussed: Soulless by Gail Carriger The first in the Parasol Protectorate series. A polarising book - those who enjoyed it really did while those who didn't were equally vocal against it! So bear in mind that … Continue reading Book Club 5 – Soulless