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Bookgroup Info is an independent site providing information for readers, book groups, reading groups and book clubs. We aim to provide a book lovers' community where you can find unaffiliated book reviews, literary news, interviews with distinguished authors and keep up to date with literary festivals and events.

Book of the Month -

Bring up the Bodies by

Hilary Mantel



"What can I say? Hilary Mantel has done it again. She has made a familiar, historical episode into a literary page-turner without losing any of the political complexity of the story........"

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Book Group Directory

If you want to join a book group, reading group or book club, we have a directory of local reading groups where you can find a book club.Map of the World

Find a bookgroup in your area and see
what's happening in your town.

The bbookgroup directory lists reading
groups across the country and gives
details of local literary festivals and independent book shops.

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Bookgroup of the month



Interview with Hilary Mantel





Six great short story collections

Types of Everlasting Rest by Clio Gray

Goodbye Crocodile by Conor Patrick

The Turning by Tim Winton

Fifteen Modern Tales of Attraction by Alison MacLeod

Constitutional by Helen Simpson

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri







The Secret Place

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