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Book Club

"Sometimes it's not the sparkling moments that define us but the darker ones leading up to them."

- Brett Anderson, Afternoons With The Blinds Drawn
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"rip-roaring journal of a vital musical era; a must-read time capsule for those who weren’t there and a potent reminder for those lucky enough to have experienced the chaos first-hand"

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"There’s a touch of Pynchon in this complex, woozily dream-like novel about music, mystery and imagined worlds..." 

- Ian Rankin

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"A compelling personal account of the dramas of a singular British band" - Neil Tennant

Brett Anderson CBM

"Fascinating . . . gorgeously written. On more than one occasion it made we well up . . . most certainly not just for the fan club" - Guardian

Having always been inspired by Suede's lyrics and wanting to know what inspires Suede; our interest in their cultural habits led to us forming The Insatiable Ones book club at the end of December 2018.

As a fan, there is a certain connection and joy found in reading their book choices. Speaking with Brett in 2019, he said he loved our book club.

A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip

By:

Masters, Alexander

10 October 2021

Recommended by Neil

A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip
Fleishman Is in Trouble

By:

Brodesser-Akner, Taffy

23 May 2021

Recommended by Mat

Fleishman Is in Trouble
Utopia Avenue

By:

Mitchell, David

12 September 2021

Recommended by Mat

Utopia Avenue
The Time Traveler's Wife

By:

Niffenegger, Audrey

18 April 2021

Recommended by Brett

The Time Traveler's Wife
Concrete Island

By:

Ballard, J.G.

20 June 2021

Recommended by Brett

Concrete Island
The Return of the Soldier

By:

West, Rebecca

21 March 2021

Recommended by Neil

The Return of the Soldier