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7:00pm, Tuesday 7 July 2009, If you would like to attend the Book Club, or would like further information, please join the Institute of Ideas and contact Geoff Kidder on 020 7269 9224 or email

Jane Sandeman introduced Netherland by Joseph O’Neill

Joseph O’Neill’s critically acclaimed novel is currently being read by President Obama. Is it really a great modern novel or just the latest fashion? How can a novel about a Dutchman playing cricket in America capture the contemporary mood?