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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 -

The Wind is not a River by Brian Payton



"In 1942 Japanese forces seized the Aleutian islands of Attu and Kiska in Alaska and American censors ordered a news blackout to hide the invasion from a nervous public......."

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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 Brian Payton





Ten great books about mental illness

Human Traces by Sebastian Faulks

Hunger by Knut Hamsun

The Good Psychologist by Noam Shpancer

Sectioned: A Life Interrupted by John O'Donoghue

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time by Mark Haddon

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey

When We Were Romans by Matthew Kneale

Voyage in the Dark by Jean Rhys

The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer





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