For Reading Groups

It's a great time to be in a reading group. With Allen & Unwin you can read and discuss some of the best in contemporary publishing.

Reading groups are a relaxing, fun thing to do for people who are open-minded and curious about what they read.

Discover new titles and books you might not normally pick up and buy, or re-examine books you already know and love. You can make your reading experience richer and more rewarding by being a member of a reading group and meeting others who are interested in sharing their reading experience.

Still not sure what do to? We've put together some tips on how to start your own reading group.

Our top-selling recommended reads for reading groups:

  1. Barracuda - Christos Tsiolkas
  2. The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles - Katherine Pancol
  3. The Son-in-Law - Charity Norman
  4. Infamy - Lenny Bartulin
  5. Coal Creek - Alex Miller
  6. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - Karen Joy Fowler
  7. The Undertaking - Audrey Magee
  8. Jasper Jones - Craig Silvey
  9. The Slap - Christos Tsiolkas

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Latest reading group notes

The Way Back

Kylie Ladd

All she wanted was to escape. But why does she still feel trapped. A gripping psychological drama by the author of Mothers and Daughters and Into My Arms.

The Life to Come

Michelle de Kretser

Driven by riveting stories and unforgettable characters, here is a dazzling meditation on intimacy, loneliness and our flawed perception of other people.

The Choke

Sofie Laguna

A haunting novel about a child navigating a dark and uncaring world of male power and violence, in which comfort can only be found in nature.


Fiona Higgins

The breathtakingly suspenseful new novel from the bestselling author of The Mothers' Group and Wife on the Run.