Christmas 2020 Reads with Jo Henry

Lucy Nathan
Thursday, 10th December 2020

Bookbrunch md Jo Henry has compiled a list of Christmas gift books for the Pink, Auld & Brown Groucho Book Club


The list can be found in pdf format here.

Political
A Promised Land - Barack Obama
American Dreamer - Joe Biden
The Truths We Hold - Kamala Harris

Fiction
Shuggie Bain - Douglas Stuart
Hamnet - Maggie O'Farrell
Love After Love - Ingrid Persaud
Love In Colour - Bolu Babalola
Real Life - Brandon Taylor
The Shadow King - Maaza Mengiste
The Lying Life of Adults - Elena Ferrante
Mr Wilder & Me - Jonathan Coe
Trio - William Boyd

Nature
A Life on Our Planet - David Attenborough
The Book of Trespass - Nick Hayes
Entangled Life - Merlin Sheldrake
Diary of a Young Naturalist - Dara McAnulty
Royal Gardens of the World - Mark Lane
My Garden World - Monty Don

Cookery
Cook, Eat, Repeat - Nigella Lawson
The Roasting Tin Around The World - Rukmini Iyer
Flavour - Yotam Ottolenghi
In The Kitchen - Essays on food and life

Thriller
The Thursday Murder Club - Richard Osman
The Searcher - Tana French
Pine - Francine Toon
V2 - Robert Harris

Books By Booksellers
Seven Kinds of People You Find In Bookshops - Shaun Bythell
The Bookseller's Tale - Martin Latham

Biography/Memoir
One Two Three Four - The Beatles in Time - Craig Brown
Hungry - Grace Dent
Clothes... and Other Things That Matter - Alexandra Shulman
Diary of an MP's Wife - Sasha Swire
My Name Is Why - Lemn Sissay

Non-Fiction
Human Kind - Rutger Bregman
Fake Law - The Secret Barrister
How Not To Be Wrong - James O'Brien
There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness - Carlo Rovelli

Children's
Where Snow Angels Go - Maggie O'Farrell
Gender Swapped Fairy Tales - Karrie Fransman and Jonathan Plackett
Windrush Child - Benjamin Zephaniah
When Stars are Scattered - Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
Eight Pieces of Silva - Patrice Lawrence

Stocking Fillers
Cat Yoga - Dannyboy and Sam Hart
Be More Sausage - Matt Whyman
Private Eye Annual 2020
We Do Lockdown - Dung Beetle reading scheme