From my age of 26 I always had a book club I regularly attend, if you don’t count the short gaps whilst I moved between countries and cities. In the UK I have had 2 book clubs, both English speaking, and enjoyed them, still enjoying one!
But what I craved was my mother tongue, to discuss the books in Turkish as I can never express myself in English as well as I do in Turkish (sad times)
So Umut and I decided to set up a Turkish book club 🙂 We invited a few book loving friends and there you go.. We’re all coming from different places. London, Brighton, Kent, Cambridge. So Central London was ideal for everyone. The long journey from Cambridge worth it. Our Wiggly Bookworms Breakfast Bookclub was such a success!
First pick of the WBBBC book club was Little Fires Everywhere. We picked this book as it has a lot of controversy in it, lots to discuss. And god, we did discuss! I was the only person in the table to vote for the adoptive mother, everyone else thought baby should be given to the birth mother 😀
We scored the book an average of 4.3 : looks like everyone loved it!
Our next meet is 4th of november and we are reading some super special books. I literally can’t wait…So happy to have a Turkish speaking book club ❤
Now this makes 2 book clubs for me. I also have another one I am going, in Cambridge, which is consisting of Italian, Portuguese and South African friends, so lucky to be part of this diverse community in Cambridge. And obviously to be go goer of 2 book clubs!