Fifth Monday Classics Book Group Booklist

Solas Nua's Fifth Monday Classics Book Group meets on the fifth Monday of a month.

Activities go beyond monthly discussions of a book, the group regularly collaborates with the Solas Nua team, giving valuable input into programming ideas

There is no membership, anyone is free to join!

Find out about Solas Nua's Fiction Book GroupPoetry Book Group, and Nonfiction Book Group.


  • January 31 - Seamus Deane, Reading in the Dark (1997)

  • May 30 - Elizabeth Bowen, Bowen's Court (& Seven Winters) (1999)

  • August 29 - Brian Moore, The Emperor of Ice Cream (Republished 2021)

  • October 31 - Maeve Brennan, The Springs of Affection: Stories of Dublin (2009)

Previous Fifth Monday Classics Book Group Index


  • August 30 - Maurice Leitch, Silver's City (1981)

  • November 29 - Máirtin Ó Cadhain, Graveyard Clay: Cré na Cille (1949)