• September 25, 2016
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#GNBookClub

  • A love story that pulls at your heartstrings
    03:25 pm By Shreya Shethia, Gulf News reader
    ‘This book taught me to be strong in all circumstances’
  • Helping create the life of your dreams
    03:24 pm By Fizza Parsayan, Gulf News reader
    ‘The book made me ponder upon life and made me explore my inner strengths and flaws’
  • Top 10 books on corruption
    Sep 23, 2016 John Sweeney
    Investigative reporter and crime novelist John Sweeney picks his favourite books featuring ‘plot No 2 in literature’
  • This book offers something to everyone
    Sep 23, 2016 By Saadat Ullah Khan, Gulf News reader
    ‘You need to have a balance approach with your actions and reactions’
  • Beryl Bainbridge and her wonderful novels
    Sep 22, 2016 Reviewed by Dinah Birch
    This vivid biography details Bainbridge’s complicated private life, out of which emerged some of the greatest works in English fiction
  • A Square Meal review
    Sep 22, 2016 Reviewed by Sadie Stein
    The depression radically changed the way Americans thought about food, and ate it, even in the White House
  • The Year of Voting Dangerously review
    Sep 22, 2016 Reviewed by Jim VandeHei
    Maureen Dowd presents the characters — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — behind the upcoming American election’s dramas
  • Old book, new look
    Sep 21, 2016 John Walsh
    Sales have risen 10%, thanks to TV adaptations and clever marketing.
  • Wrestling with Korean identities
    Sep 21, 2016 By Victoria Kim
    Raised in California and living in Seoul, Krys Lee talks about finding her ‘surrogate family’ among North Koreans fleeing their homes
  • How I Became a North Korean by Krys Lee review
    Sep 21, 2016 Reviewed by Barbara Demick
    Krys Lee has worked with North Korean refugees, and her debut novel vividly captures the challenges faced by defectors
  • Confessing to shopaholic ways in Dubai
    Sep 20, 2016 By Rabab KhanCommunity Interactivity Editor
    GNBookClub members think ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ would be perfect if set in Dubai
  • Where book lovers meet
    Sep 20, 2016 By Alexandra ChavesCommunity Web Editor
    Beyond just friendly meetings, book clubs are fostering dialogue and connecting people.
  • Where is Sherlock Holmes?
    Sep 20, 2016 By Monita Mohan, Gulf News reader
    Anthony Horowitz carries on an overall sense of mystery with his novel ‘Moriarty’
  • Helen Fielding’s comic creation won women over by oversharing and messing up and despite her advancing years, Hollywood can’t let Bridget Jones grow up
  • How to overcome every challenge in life
    Sep 19, 2016 By Jennifer Padua, Gulf News reader
    The book ‘helped and inspired’ the reader to change her life for the good
  • No starry names in Booker prize
    Sep 15, 2016 Claire Armitstead
    This year’s shortlist does not include big sellers but does raise important questions about what such prizes are for