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The Book Group


Our Book Group meets every month, with a visiting author joining us for a Q&A every other month.

The Book Group: Meet Claire Gradidge


The final ‘meet the author’ session of... discover

The Book Group: ‘Based on a True Story’ by Delphine de Vigan


Local author, Claire Fuller, will be our... discover

The Book Group: Meet Jake Wallis Simons


Come and meet Jake Wallis Simons and... discover

The Book Group: Meet Eley Williams


Come and meet author, Eley Williams, here... discover

Our Book Group, in collaboration with local author Claire Fuller.

    10 November 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Claire Gradidge

    The final ‘meet the author’ session of 2020. We’ll interview author Claire Gradidge in our cosy café-bar. It is always a pleasure to hear from writers about they go about the writing process and...

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    13 October 2020

    The Book Group: ‘Based on a True Story’ by Delphine de Vigan

    Local author, Claire Fuller, will be our guide for a discussion about Delphine de Vigan’s book, “Based on a True Story”. The author will not be in attendance. ‘A wonderful literary trompe l’oeil: a...

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    15 September 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Jake Wallis Simons

    Come and meet Jake Wallis Simons and hear him be interviewed in our cosy cafe. Our customers love these evenings as they are relaxed, informal and intimate and they usually sell out in advance...

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    7 July 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Eley Williams

    Come and meet author, Eley Williams, here at Cabinet Rooms. We’ll interview her over a cool drink and with the air-con on! It’s always exciting to meet a new author and to find out...

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    9 June 2020

    The Book Group: ‘A Ladder to the Sky’ by John Boyne

    Join us to discuss ‘A Ladder to the Sky’ by John Boyne. Local author, Claire Fuller, will facilitate the discussion in this relaxed and informal event. Places are free of charge but you are...

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    12 May 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Beth O’Leary

    We’ve invited author Beth O’Leary to come down to Cabinet Rooms! We’ll interview her in our relaxed surroundings and find out about how she writes and what inspires her. Come and join us for...

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    14 April 2020

    The Book Group: ‘Severance’ by Ling Ma

    This session will discuss ‘Severance’ by Ling Ma. Claire Fuller, a local author, will guide the discussion in the relaxed and informal setting of our little café-bar. You are very welcome to join us...

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    10 March 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Susmita Bhattacharya

    We’re meeting Winchester author Susmita Bhattacharya so do come along and hear her be interviewed in our little cafe-bar. Susmita Bhattacharya is an Indian-born British writer. She won the Winchester Writers’ Festival Memoir Prize in 2016 and...

    Join Us

    11 February 2020

    The Book Group: ‘Everything Will Be All Right’ by Tessa Hadley

    Come and join our first Book Group discussion of 2020! Local author, Claire Fuller, will guide the discussion in a relaxed and friendly environment. It’s free of charge but be sure to book by...

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  • 14 January 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Amanda Craig

    Welcome to our 2020 season of our ‘Meet the Author’ sessions! We’re starting off with an invitation to you to come and meet Amanda Craig. We’ll be chatting to her over a hot drink...

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    14 May 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Patrick Gale

    This June we welcome Patrick Gale to our Book Group. Join us at the Nutshell to find out more about his work.

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    11 June 2019

    The Book Group: “Take Nothing With You” by Patrick Gale

    Join our June book group to discuss Patrick Gale's latest best-selling novel.

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    31 July 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Judith Heneghan

    Meet local author Judith Heneghan at this month's book club

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    8 January 2019

    Book Group: Meet Keggie Carew

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Keggie Carew to join us and talk about her work. Keggie will be reading from her novel, “Dadland”, which won the Costa Biography of the Year Award 2016,...

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    12 February 2019

    The Book Group: “Dadland” by Keggie Carew

    This month the Book Group is discussing “Dadland” by Keggie Carew. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion. The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller, winner of the Costa Biography...

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    12 March 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Anna Mazzola

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Anna Mazzola to join us and talk about her work. Anna will be reading from her novel, “The Story Keeper”. Anna Mazzola is a writer who, due...

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    02 April 2019

    The Book Group: “Birds” by Daphne du Maurier & Film Screening

    This month the Book Group is discussing “The Birds” by Daphne du Maurier. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion! About the Birds How long he fought with them...

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    10 September 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Rachel Rhys

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Rachel Rhys to join us and talk about her work. Rachel will be reading from her latest novel, “Fatal Inheritance”. Rachel Rhys has written two historical fiction...

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    08 October 2019

    The Book Group: “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson

    This month the Book Group is discussing “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion. Shirley Jackson’s masterpiece: the deliciously...

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    12 November 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Catriona Ward

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Catriona Ward to join us and talk about her work. Catriona will be reading from her second novel, “Little Eve”. Catriona was born in Washington, DC and...

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    10 December 2019

    The Book Group: “Get in Trouble” by Kelly Link

    This month the Book Group is discussing “Get in Trouble” by Kelly Link. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion. 2016 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Fiction “A collection of...

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  • 16 October 2018

    Book Group: Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

    "Bitter Orange" by Claire Fuller

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  • 30 October 2018

    Book Group: Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

    Join local author Claire Fuller to discuss her latest novel

    Join Us
  • Monthly from 25 October 2017

    The Book Group

    Welcome to a book club with a twist

    Join Us

    10 November 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Claire Gradidge

    The final ‘meet the author’ session of 2020. We’ll interview author Claire Gradidge in our cosy café-bar. It is always a pleasure to hear from writers about they go about the writing process and...

    Join Us

    13 October 2020

    The Book Group: ‘Based on a True Story’ by Delphine de Vigan

    Local author, Claire Fuller, will be our guide for a discussion about Delphine de Vigan’s book, “Based on a True Story”. The author will not be in attendance. ‘A wonderful literary trompe l’oeil: a...

    Join Us

    15 September 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Jake Wallis Simons

    Come and meet Jake Wallis Simons and hear him be interviewed in our cosy cafe. Our customers love these evenings as they are relaxed, informal and intimate and they usually sell out in advance...

    Join Us

    7 July 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Eley Williams

    Come and meet author, Eley Williams, here at Cabinet Rooms. We’ll interview her over a cool drink and with the air-con on! It’s always exciting to meet a new author and to find out...

    Join Us

    9 June 2020

    The Book Group: ‘A Ladder to the Sky’ by John Boyne

    Join us to discuss ‘A Ladder to the Sky’ by John Boyne. Local author, Claire Fuller, will facilitate the discussion in this relaxed and informal event. Places are free of charge but you are...

    Join Us

    12 May 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Beth O’Leary

    We’ve invited author Beth O’Leary to come down to Cabinet Rooms! We’ll interview her in our relaxed surroundings and find out about how she writes and what inspires her. Come and join us for...

    Join Us

    14 April 2020

    The Book Group: ‘Severance’ by Ling Ma

    This session will discuss ‘Severance’ by Ling Ma. Claire Fuller, a local author, will guide the discussion in the relaxed and informal setting of our little café-bar. You are very welcome to join us...

    Join Us

    10 March 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Susmita Bhattacharya

    We’re meeting Winchester author Susmita Bhattacharya so do come along and hear her be interviewed in our little cafe-bar. Susmita Bhattacharya is an Indian-born British writer. She won the Winchester Writers’ Festival Memoir Prize in 2016 and...

    Join Us

    11 February 2020

    The Book Group: ‘Everything Will Be All Right’ by Tessa Hadley

    Come and join our first Book Group discussion of 2020! Local author, Claire Fuller, will guide the discussion in a relaxed and friendly environment. It’s free of charge but be sure to book by...

    Join Us
  • 14 January 2020

    The Book Group: Meet Amanda Craig

    Welcome to our 2020 season of our ‘Meet the Author’ sessions! We’re starting off with an invitation to you to come and meet Amanda Craig. We’ll be chatting to her over a hot drink...

    Join Us

    14 May 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Patrick Gale

    This June we welcome Patrick Gale to our Book Group. Join us at the Nutshell to find out more about his work.

    Join Us

    11 June 2019

    The Book Group: “Take Nothing With You” by Patrick Gale

    Join our June book group to discuss Patrick Gale's latest best-selling novel.

    Join Us

    31 July 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Judith Heneghan

    Meet local author Judith Heneghan at this month's book club

    Join Us

    8 January 2019

    Book Group: Meet Keggie Carew

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Keggie Carew to join us and talk about her work. Keggie will be reading from her novel, “Dadland”, which won the Costa Biography of the Year Award 2016,...

    Join Us

    12 February 2019

    The Book Group: “Dadland” by Keggie Carew

    This month the Book Group is discussing “Dadland” by Keggie Carew. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion. The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller, winner of the Costa Biography...

    Join Us

    12 March 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Anna Mazzola

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Anna Mazzola to join us and talk about her work. Anna will be reading from her novel, “The Story Keeper”. Anna Mazzola is a writer who, due...

    Join Us

    02 April 2019

    The Book Group: “Birds” by Daphne du Maurier & Film Screening

    This month the Book Group is discussing “The Birds” by Daphne du Maurier. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion! About the Birds How long he fought with them...

    Join Us

    10 September 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Rachel Rhys

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Rachel Rhys to join us and talk about her work. Rachel will be reading from her latest novel, “Fatal Inheritance”. Rachel Rhys has written two historical fiction...

    Join Us

    08 October 2019

    The Book Group: “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson

    This month the Book Group is discussing “We Have Always Lived in the Castle” by Shirley Jackson. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion. Shirley Jackson’s masterpiece: the deliciously...

    Join Us

    12 November 2019

    The Book Group: Meet Catriona Ward

    This month, the Book Group is welcoming Catriona Ward to join us and talk about her work. Catriona will be reading from her second novel, “Little Eve”. Catriona was born in Washington, DC and...

    Join Us

    10 December 2019

    The Book Group: “Get in Trouble” by Kelly Link

    This month the Book Group is discussing “Get in Trouble” by Kelly Link. Please note that the author will not be attending this book discussion. 2016 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Fiction “A collection of...

    Join Us
  • 16 October 2018

    Book Group: Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

    "Bitter Orange" by Claire Fuller

    Join Us
  • 30 October 2018

    Book Group: Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

    Join local author Claire Fuller to discuss her latest novel

    Join Us
  • Monthly from 25 October 2017

    The Book Group

    Welcome to a book club with a twist

    Join Us