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MidnightHag Sun 07-Aug-11 12:00:26

For the next meeting of the book club that I belong to I need to take suggestions of different categories of books, to ensure that we cover a wider range of material. Apart from the obvious (crime, historical etc) what genres would you suggest?

IreadthereforeIam Sun 07-Aug-11 16:41:45

Science Fiction? Fantasy? (They might set the birds amongst the pigeons - not many people I know read them!! wink)Biography? The first two aren't obvious choices for book clubs (not the one that I go to, anyway!!).

JiltedJohnsJulie Sun 07-Aug-11 21:11:41

Instead of suggesting genres how about someone suggesting a word, like birds or italy for instance, and everyone puts forward a book that has the word as a theme? You may get a greater variety that way and some more interesting titles.

If you do stick with catergories how about non-fiction? I've seen this one as a book club suggestion.

MidnightHag Mon 08-Aug-11 10:03:06

I actually hadn't thought about Sci Fi or Fantasy blush. We definitely could do with some suggestions for non-fic titles, so I'll suggest that John Lanchester book. Thanks.

JiltedJohnsJulie Mon 08-Aug-11 19:27:47

How about classics or self help? Think I need to read Madame Bovary hmm

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