We had a packed meeting to discuss the Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead which despite not making the booker shortlist was a popular choice. Maybe not as quite as good as the Sellout?
Still, any excuse to draw a train.
Book for next time is Autumn by Ali Smith and we’re meeting on Thursday 12th October in the Effra Social.
Runners up included: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, Hopea Tragedy by Shalom Auslander, As I walked out one Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee, Fen by Daisy Johnson, My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier, The Complete Short Stories (volume 1) by JG Ballard, Under the Net by Iris Murdoch, For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemmingway and What Happened by Hilary Rodham Clinton.
Pete did not pitch a Dan Brown novel.