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 (PLACES AVAILABLE)
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 May and last for one hour.

2024 Bookclub Dates and Books

Tuesday 9th January 6pm – Classics Bookclub – Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Wednesday 10th January 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub – The Bee Sting by Paul Murray
Tuesday 16th January 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub – The Witches of Vardo by Anya Bergman
Tuesday 23rd January 6pm – Gutter Bookclub – Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Thursday 25th January 11am – Get Active Bookclub – The Bee Sting by Paul Murray

Wednesday 7th February 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub – Prophet Song by Paul Lynch
Tuesday 13th February 6pm – Classics Bookclub – Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Tuesday 20th February 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub – Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk
Thursday 22nd February 11am – Get Active Bookclub – The House of Doors by Tan Twen Eng
Tuesday 27th February 6pm – Gutter Bookclub – The Bee Sting by Paul Murray

Tuesday 12th March 6pm – Classics Bookclub – Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim
Wednesday 13th March 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub – Wild Houses by Colin Barrett
Tuesday 19th March 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub – This Other Eden by Paul Harding
Tuesday 26th March 6pm – Gutter Bookclub – Breakdown by Cathy Sweeney
Thursday 28th March 11am – Get Active Bookclub – Snowflake by Louise Nealon

Tuesday 9th April 6pm – Classics Bookclub – Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
Wednesday 10th April 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –
Tuesday 16th April 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 23rd April 6pm – Gutter Bookclub – Snowflake by Louise Nealon
Thursday 25th April 11am – Get Active Bookclub –

Tuesday 14th May 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Wednesday 8th May 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –
Tuesday 21st May 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Thursday 23rd May 11am – Get Active Bookclub –
Tuesday 28th May 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –

Tuesday 11th June 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Wednesday 12th June 6pm – Dalkey Bookclub –
Tuesday 18th June 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 25th June 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –
Thursday 27th June 11am – Get Active Bookclub –

Tuesday 9th July 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Dalkey Bookclub – SUMMER BREAK
Tuesday 16th July 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Tuesday 23rd July 6pm – Gutter Bookclub –
Thursday 25th July 11am – Get Active Bookclub –

Tuesday 13th August 6pm – Classics Bookclub –
Dalkey Bookclub – SUMMER BREAK
Tuesday 20th August 6pm – Third Tuesday Bookclub –
Thursday 22nd August 11am – Get Active Bookclub –
Tuesday 27th August 6pm – Gutter 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


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Dublin
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County Dublin
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