Cherwell & Avon Book Group

The Cherwell & Avon Book Group was founded by Deborah Collins, Anna Sabine-Newlyn and James Ellis. The first gathering was in May 2017 and and the group has been meeting every month(ish) since.

To be read

  • “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman
  • “Exposure” by Helen Dunmore


  • “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante
  • “Super Sad True Love Story” by Gary Shteyngart
  • “Bad Blood: A Walk Along the Irish Border” by Colm Tóibín
  • “The Wife” by Meg Wolitzer
  • “We Need to Talk About Kevin” by Lionel Shriver
  • “A Perfectly Good Man” by Patrick Gale
  • “I Burn Paris” by Bruno Jasieński
  • “At Freddie’s” by Penelope Fitzgerald
  • “Dead Souls” by Nikolay Gogol
  • “A Very British Scandal” by John Preston
  • “The Good People” by Hannah Kent
  • “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman
  • “A Country Road, A Tree” by Jo Baker
  • “Different Class” by Joanne Harris
  • “Hag Seed” by Margaret Atwood
  • “The Reader on the 6.27” by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent