Book Club – Shuggie Bain

Shuggie Bain is the debut novel by Scottish-American writer Douglas Stuart, published in 2020. It tells the story of the youngest of the three children, Shuggie, growing up with his alcoholic mother, Agnes, in the 1980s, in a post-industrial working-class Glasgow, Scotland. The novel was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize, making Stuart the second ScottishContinue reading “Book Club – Shuggie Bain”

Book Shelf – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children’s novel by British author Roald Dahl. The story features the adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was first published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. in 1964 and in theContinue reading “Book Shelf – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

Book Club – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1950. It is the first published and best known of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia (1950–1956). Among all the author’s books, it is also the most widely held in libraries. LewisContinue reading “Book Club – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe”

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