SWFT Wellbeing Reading Group review of The Ecliptic by Benjamin Wood

Our book choice for December was The Ecliptic, a novel which was shortlisted for the Encore Award and the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award. The book blurb looked interesting, setting the scene of an artists colony off the coast Read More …

SWFT Wellbeing Reading Group Book Review of The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler

Our read this month was The Tobacconist, written by Robert Seethaler in 2014 and recently translated from the German by Charlotte Collins. It is the story of Franz, a teenager from a small village in the Austrian lakes who moves Read More …

SWFT Wellbeing Reading Group Book Review of The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

The book choice for July was the fascinating The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams. This tale, partly based on real events, follows the fictional Esme Nicholl and the very real creation of the Oxford English Dictionary. So far, Read More …

SWFT Wellbeing Reading Group book review – Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

where to begin with this experimental, award-winning piece of literature? a kaleidoscopic celebration of diversity with plenty to provoke discussion twelve characters from different generations, with wildly contrasting backgrounds and experiences, whose lives intertwine, converging on the performance of a Read More …