Online Book Club

Welcome to the ANU Learning Communities Online Book Club!

We will we posting 3 books a fortnight - 1 classic literature, 1 contemporary fiction, and 1 non-fiction, to discuss. All books include a link to access a free e-Book version. We envisage this to be an engaging and respectful forum for discussing diverse books.  

The schedule is as follows:

Launch Date Book 1 - Classic Literature Book 2 - Contemporary Fiction Book 3 - Non-Fiction
31 March 2020

Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

A Visit From the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan

Becoming - Michelle Obama

14 April 2020

The Crucible - Arthur Miller

Americanah -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
28 April 2020

Frankenstein - Mary Shelley

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman

Thinking Fast and Slow - David Kahneman

12 May 2020

The Picture of Dorian Grey - Oscar Wilde

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami

Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience - Henry David Thoreau

26 May 2020

Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt

Alive - Piers Paul Read


We will be using Padlet, as the primary discussion forum. To access the e-Books and join in on the discussions, click here. We will pose discussion questions, and multimedia materials, but it is up to you to make this space thrive through sharing your thoughts! Post comments, questions, images, relevant links and more!

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