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BookBar is all about bringing people together through books. We know that half the fun of reading the book is discussing it with fellow readers afterwards, preferably with a glass of wine or cup of coffee.

 

BookBar's book club is created especially for that purpose. While we're not able to meet in person, we've launched our virtual book club, which promises all the fun of the real thing, and some additional surprises.

How does it work?

 

Sign up, receive your book in advance of the book club with plenty of time to read it, send in the questions and discussion points you'd like us to talk about, and come along to a live interview with the author, in which we'll discuss the book. You'll receive a link to the event a few days before.

Your ticket price includes a copy of the book, as well as attendance at the virtual event. Buy a ticket to a single event for £15 or subscribe to the book club for £12 a month. If you have already bought the book via BookBar, email hello@bookbaruk.com to claim your ticket.

As we pick the freshest paperbacks, the books get sent out at the same time each month to all subscribers, regardless of when the ticket was purchased, so the 3-5 day shipping window does not apply for BookClub purchases as in most cases the books have not yet been published when the programme is launched.

***NB: If you have previously subscribed to the BookClub and are still making monthly payments, you do not need to sign up again as your subscription is still active***

 

Scroll down for this season's line up.

AUTUMN 2021

7th December 2021, 7pm

The BookBar Festive BookClub

With Christmas on the horizon, join our team of book and wine-lovers as we chat festive reading, and dish out the best book recommendations, gift suggestions, stocking fillers and highlights from the year. Sure to be full of Christmas crackers and more.

 

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25th January 2022, 7pm

Detransition, Baby with Torrey Peters

Detransition, Baby is a genius novel about a transgender woman's opportunity to become a mother that is full of wit, heart and intelligence. Shortlisted for the Woman's Prize for Fiction, it is one of the BookBar team's favourite books of this year.​

Reese nearly had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York, a job she didn't hate. She'd scraped together a life previous generations of trans women could only dream of; the only thing missing was a child. Then everything fell apart and three years on Reese is still in self-destruct mode, avoiding her loneliness by sleeping with married men.

When her ex calls to ask if she wants to be a mother, Reese finds herself intrigued. After being attacked in the street, Amy de-transitioned to become Ames, changed jobs and, thinking he was infertile, started an affair with his boss Katrina. Now Katrina's pregnant.

Could the three of them form an unconventional family - and raise the baby together?

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