covers of 2024 book list selection

What We’re Reading

Thank you for your interest in the group! Below is the list of books that we will discuss in 2024, divided between the monthly English discussion group and the bimonthly German discussion group.

English List 2024

21 JanuaryLessons in Chemistry
by Bonnie Garmus (USA)
18 FebruaryWaste Tide
by Chen Quifan (China)
17 MarchGirl: A Novel
by Camille Laurens (France)
21 AprilHow to Be Remembered
by Michael Thompson (Australia)
26 MayBehold the Dreamers
by Imbolo Mbue (Cameroon)
due to a scheduling conflict, moved to the 4th Sunday
16 JuneHungry Ghosts
by Kevin Jared Hosein (Trinidad and Tobago)
21 JulyThe List
by Yomi Adegoke (UK)
18 AugustDancing Arabs
by Sayed Kashua (Israel)
15 SeptemberThe Fraud
by Zadie Smith (UK)
20 OctoberProphet Song
by Paul Lynch (Ireland)
17 NovemberThe Bridge
by Lauren Beukes (South Africa)
15 DecemberTime Shelter
by Georgi Gospodinov (Bulgaria)

German List 2024

Discussing books published by authors in Austria (AT), Germany (DE), and Switzerland (CH).

14. JanuarDer Erinnerungsfälscher
von Abbas Khider(DE)
10. MärzZur falschen Zeit
von Alain Claude Sulzer (CH)
5. MaiNil
von Anna Baar (AT)
aufgrund eines Terminkonflikts, auf den 1. Sonntag verschoben
14. JuliBirobidschan
von Tomer Dotan Dreyfus (DE)
8. SeptemberMarschlande
von Jarka Kubsova (DE)
10. NovemberWo die Geister tanzen
von Joana Osman (DE)

For more information about joining either or both group discussions, see our How to Join page.

More information

Take a look back at the 2023, 2022, 2021, and 2020 reading selections.

Want to recommend a book for a future list? Please read How We Choose Our Books.

Updated 21 January 2024