Suffolk Book League

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The Suffolk Book League is a local literary group with a difference! Founded in 1982, we promote the pleasures of reading by bringing popular and distinguished writers to speak in Ipswich and the surrounding area as well as supporting a wide range of literary-related community projects. To us, reading matters.

The 2016 programme can be viewed on our Events page and we have been fortunate in the wide range of well-known speakers that we have welcomed to the county over the years. Go to About us for a detailed list of past speakers and further information about the diverse activities of the Suffolk Book League as well as our latest news and details of local literary events.

You can join the Suffolk Book League at any of our events, via this website or by email/post for £15 per year. Although you don't need to be a member to attend our events, annual membership ensures that you receive a range of benefits, including the quarterly magazine Book Talk and reduced price entry to the monthly talks. Full details of the benefits members can enjoy are provided on the Membership page.

The Suffolk Book League was also involved in the sponsorship of Literary Suffolk, a booklet showcasing Suffolk's literary heritage. Let us know if you have any other local literary-related stories of interest to share.

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We are grateful to the following Suffolk organisations for their support: The Ipswich Institute, Gotelee Solicitors and Waterstones in Ipswich.

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Next Talk: 7 December

Janet Davey

2016 has flown by and we have now arrived at our final talk for this year. For this event we will be welcoming novelist Janet Davey to the Ipswich Institute where she will be primarily talking to us about her latest book, Another Mother's Son.

"We’re lucky to have such an intelligent chronicler of our present." - Tessa Hadley

Lorna Parry lives with her three sons, each one lurching into adulthood. She struggles in the claustrophobic loneliness of her home and life seems precariously balanced. Then a shocking event occurs at the boys' school and her world threatens to implode...

Sounds like a great opportunity to pick up an extra Christmas present to put under the tree!

Further details available on our Events page

 
 
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