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The next Virtual Reading Group meeting

If you enjoy reading, join in our Reading Group. We are holding a virtual reading group  and the next meeting is on MS Teams on Wednesday 30 September at 2pm, where we will be reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

Alicia Berenson is famous painter married to Gabriel, an in-demand fashion photographer. One evening Alicia shoots her husband five times in the face, and then never speaks another word. Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.

Theo Faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. His determination to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40097951-the-silent-patient

We usually meet virtually on a fortnightly basis basis. All staff and students are welcome.

In order to access the Teams meeting please follow the link below. Once you have clicked on the link you will be able to join the meeting from there. Alternatively you can request to join the team by emailing Fran Porritt on f.porritt@tees.ac.uk

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Suggestions for 2019/20

We would love to have your suggestions for books to read in the next academic year, please send suggestions to libraryhelp@tees.ac.uk - suggestions so far include:

Madeline Miller - Circe

Evelyn Skye - Circle of Shadows

Nadine Brandes - Romanov

Neal Shusterman - Scythe

Beth O'Leary  - The Flatshare

Taylor Jenkins Reid  - Daisy Jones and the Six

Nicole Yoon - The sun is also a star

Stephen Fry - Mythos

Pat Barker - The silence of the girls

Pat Barker - Regeneration

Margaret Atwood - Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood - Surfacing

Grimms Fairy Tales

Deception Point: Dan Brown

To kill a mockingbird: Harper Lee

Can you see me?: Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott

Big Sky: Kate Atkinson

A thousand splendid suns: Khaled Hosseini

Digital Fortress: Dan Brown

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