Gutter Bookshop Bookclub Dates

Available places for all of our bookclubs are advertised first via our monthly newsletter. If you are interested in joining a bookclub, do sign-up to the Newsletter by clicking on the link above.

Cow’s Lane Bookclubs
Classics Bookclub – 2nd Tuesday of the Month at 6pm (CURRENTLY FULL)
Third Tuesday Bookclub – 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 6pm (CURRENTLY FULL)
The Gutter Bookclub – 4th Tuesday of the Month at 6pm (PLACES AVAILABLE)
Get Active Bookclub – 4th Thursday of the Month at 11am (for Retired Over 60s) (CURRENTLY FULL)
Our Cow’s Lane Bookclubs will be facilitated by Bob and Marta and last for one hour.

Dalkey Bookclub
Dalkey Bookclub – 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 6pm (CURRENTLY FULL)
Our Dalkey Bookclub will be facilitated by Ciara and last for one hour.

2024 Bookclub Dates and Books

Tuesday 11th June 6pm – Classics Bookclub – East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Wednesday 12th June 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub – In Memoriam by Alice Winn
Tuesday 18th June 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub – Whale Fall by Elizabeth O’Connor
Tuesday 25th June 6pm – Gutter Bookclub – Concerning My Daughter by Kim Hye-jin
Thursday 27th June 11am – Get Active Bookclub – Sweet Bean Paste by Durian Sukegawa

Tuesday 9th July 6pm – Classics Bookclub – The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
Dalkey Bookclub – SUMMER BREAK
Tuesday 16th July 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 23rd July 6pm – Gutter Bookclub – The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
Thursday 25th July 11am – Get Active Bookclub – The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

Tuesday 13th August 6pm – Classics Bookclub – The Quiet American by Graham Greene
Dalkey Bookclub – SUMMER BREAK
Tuesday 20th August 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Thursday 22nd August 11am – Get Active Bookclub –
Tuesday 27th August 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –

Tuesday 10th September 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Wednesday 11th September 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –
Tuesday 17th September 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 24th September 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –
Thursday 26th September 11am – Get Active Bookclub –

Tuesday 8th October 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Wednesday 9th October 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –
Tuesday 15th October 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 22nd October 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –
Thursday 24th October 11am – Get Active Bookclub –

Tuesday 12th November 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Wednesday 13th November 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –
Tuesday 19th November 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 26th November 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –
Thursday 28th November 11am – Get Active Bookclub –

No Bookclubs in Cow’s Lane during December
Wednesday 11th December 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –

If you’d like to join one of our bookclubs do sign-up for our monthly newsletter – that way you’ll be first to hear when places become available! It’s also well worth asking at your local library or other nearby community organisations as many are now running local bookclubs.

Previous Bookclub Picks

January 2023
Classics Bookclub – The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens
Third Tuesday Bookclub – The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy
Gutter Bookclub – Mayflies by Andrew O’Hagan
Get Active Bookclub -We Are the Brennans by Tracey Lange

February 2023
Classics Bookclub – All Our Yesterdays by Natalia Ginzburg
Dalkey Bookclub – Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Third Tuesday Bookclub – The Forest of Wool and Steel by Natsu Miyashita
Get Active Bookclub – Trespasses by Louise Kennedy
Gutter Bookclub – The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

March 2023
Dalkey Bookclub – The Passenger by Cormac McCarthy
Classics Bookclub – Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors
Gutter Bookclub – We Are the Brennans by Tracey Lange

April 2023
Dalkey Bookclub – Grey Bees by Andrey Kurkov
Classics Bookclub – Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Voting Day by Clare O’Dea
Gutter Bookclub – All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Get Active Bookclub – Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout

May 2023
Classics Bookclub – All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Dalkey Bookclub – The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex
Third Tuesday Bookclub – We Are Not in The World by Conor O’Callaghan
Gutter Bookclub – How to Gut a Fish by Sheila Armstrong
Get Active Bookclub – Old God’s Time by Sebastian Barry

June 2023
Dalkey Bookclub – A Fortunate Woman by Polly Morland
Classics Bookclub – A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Marzahn, Mon Amour by Katja Oskamp
Get Active Bookclub – Still Life by Sarah Winman
Gutter Bookclub – Still Life by Sarah Winman

July 2023
Classics Bookclub – Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Dalkey Bookclub – SUMMER BREAK
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Tell Me What I Am by Una Mannion
Gutter Bookclub – The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff
Get Active Bookclub – The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff

August 2023
Classics Bookclub – The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
Dalkey Bookclub – SUMMER BREAK
Third Tuesday Bookclub – The Librarianist by Patrick deWitt
Gutter Bookclub – Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
Get Active Bookclub – Marzahn, Mon Amour by Katja Oskamp

September 2023
Classics Bookclub – Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor
Dalkey Bookclub – All Our Yesterdays by Natalia Ginzburg and/or Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Prophet Song by Paul Lynch
Gutter Bookclub – Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton
Get Active Bookclub – Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

January 2024
Classics Bookclub – Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Dalkey Bookclub – The Bee Sting by Paul Murray
Third Tuesday Bookclub – The Witches of Vardo by Anya Bergman
Gutter Bookclub – Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Get Active Bookclub – The Bee Sting by Paul Murray

February 2024
Dalkey Bookclub – Prophet Song by Paul Lynch
Classics Bookclub – Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk
Get Active Bookclub – The House of Doors by Tan Twen Eng
Gutter Bookclub – The Bee Sting by Paul Murray

March 2024
Classics Bookclub – Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim
Dalkey Bookclub – Wild Houses by Colin Barrett
Third Tuesday Bookclub – This Other Eden by Paul Harding
Gutter Bookclub – Breakdown by Cathy Sweeney
Thursday 28th March 11am – Get Active Bookclub – Snowflake by Louise Nealon

April 2024
Classics Bookclub – Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
Dalkey Bookclub – Snowflake by Louise Nealon
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Strangers by Taichi Yamada
Gutter Bookclub – Snowflake by Louise Nealon
Get Active Bookclub – Breakdown by Cathy Sweeney

May 2024
Classics Bookclub – Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
Dalkey Bookclub – Welcome to the  Hyunam-Dong Bookshop by Hwang Bo-Reum
Third Tuesday Bookclub – Enter Ghost by Isabella Hammad
Get Active Bookclub – Glorious Exploits by Ferdia Lennon
Gutter Bookclub – Butter by Asako Yuzuki


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