I am so excited about my new book group in London. The first meeting is going to be held at England's Lane Books next week. We are going to be talking about Naomi Alderman's The Lessons. It's a story about a set of undergraduates in Oxford, and deals with money, love and sex. And students. Should give us something to talk about?
Naomi Alderman's first novel, 'Disobedience' won many literary prizes, including The Orange Award for New Writers.
The Lessons is her second novel and was published earlier this year. According to the blurb it's a '
The friendly people at England's Lane Books tell me the novel has been selling like hotcakes. I hope the discussion about the book will be equally heated. Now if only I could find my copy amongst the stacks of books on the floor in our new flat....
If you can make it to the launch of the group, you will be very welcome. I know many of you live very far away from London, but there are already some of you, my blogger friends, who have promised to be there. It'll be wonderful to meet you in Real Life and to cap it all be able to talk about books!
We'll start at 7.30 pm on Thursday the 28th October at the shop on 41 England's Lane, London NW3 4YD.
I cannot wait!