Before the meeting at the end of January is to read three books, one to fit each of the above categories.
Catch 22 was not a popular read, and remained largely unfinished. Complaints included it being largely repetitive, with an irritating narrator/protagonist and a rambling and dull plot. A few people did say they were prepared to persevere, but overall members found it not to our tastes.
Secret Santa seemed to be a success, with token gifts exchanged and a festive atmosphere!