Book Club

Monthly book reviews on the novels we’ve enjoyed. Join in the conversation and become part of our online book club.
Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the shortlisted books for this year’s literary award. 

1 month ago
Breakfast with… Meg Mason

Jo Rodgers meets the Sydney-based author of Sorrow and Bliss for a stroll around Chelsea Physic Garden.

1 month ago
Go Toxic Free | Book Club

An extract from environmental journalist Anna Turns’s new book.

2 months ago
Unspoken Things | Book Club

Jen Campbell considers Chloë Ashby’s fiction debut and Huma Qureshi’s short story collection.

2 months ago
The Exchanges between Art, Nature and Writing | Book Club

Jen Campbell considers Tom de Freston’s debut non-fiction book Wreck and Lulah Ellender’s Grounding.

3 months ago
Breakfast with… Lauren Groff

Jo Rodgers speaks to the Florida-based author about her latest novel reimagining the life of 12th century poet Marie de France.

4 months ago
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s own disappearance in 1926.

4 months ago
Worn: A People’s History of Clothing | Book Club

Author Sofi Thanhauser on her exploration of five fabrics through society, gender politics and the planet.

5 months ago
Short Stories to Begin 2022 | Book Club

Jen Campbell’s favourite quick reads to kickstart the year. 

5 months ago
Edible Flowers: How, Why, and When We Eat Flowers | Book Club

Monica Nelson highlights blooms in culinary usage and how they have been integral to our cultures.

6 months ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2021 | Book Club

A round up of literary favourites published this year.

7 months ago
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the winning novel of the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction.

8 months ago
Breakfast with … Maggie Shipstead

Jo Rodgers speaks to the L.A.-based author shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021.

8 months ago
Reading in Pairs | Book Club

Jen Campbell suggests a selection of books best read together.

9 months ago
Breakfast with ... Natasha Brown

Jo Rodgers meets the London-based writer to discuss her debut novel, Assembly.

11 months ago
Summer Reading | Book Club

This month, Jen Campbell selects her favourite new and recently released fiction.

11 months ago
The Clifden Bookshop | TOAST Book Club

Máire O’Halloran and Nicole Shanahan on their independent literary haven in the region of Connemara, Ireland

1 year ago
Rough Trade Editions x Garden Museum | Book Club

Jen Campbell explores four new pamphlets examining the radical potential of gardening.

1 year ago
The Art of Literary Translation with Polly Barton | Book Club

Jen Campbell interviews the author and translator of Japanese fiction.

1 year ago
Look At This If You Love Great Art | Book Club

Chloë Ashby on her new book exploring 100 artworks she admires.

1 year ago
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews the latest novel from the award-winning author.

1 year ago
Finding Rhythm in Translation | Tilted Axis Press

Jen Campbell speaks to publisher and translator Deborah Smith for TOAST Book Club.

1 year ago
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2020

A roundup of fiction and nonfiction favourites for 2020.

1 year ago
The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins | Book Club

Jen Campbell reviews this reinvention of Victorian gothic fiction for TOAST Book Club.

1 year ago