book-society-logoThe Book Society, formerly the Society of Bookmen, is a club for professionals in the book trade, publishers, booksellers, literary agents, librarians and authors. Membership is exclusively by invitation from the Society’s committee.

The Book Society meets eight times a year at the Savile Club. At each dinner a speaker is invited to address the Society. The Society’s purpose is to encourage contacts and understanding between the various elements that make up the book trade.


Any queries, please contact the administrator Jo Dawson. 

Event dates 2018:
Thursday 6th December: Christmas Drinks Party

Members will be alerted by email when booking for each dinner is open.

Next Event

Thursday 6th December 2018 – The Book Society Christmas Party06/12/2018 at 18:30

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Event Details

The Savile Club

Guest Speaker

The Christmas Party does not have a guest speaker.

The Committee:

  • Chair: Sheila Crowley
  • Vice-Chair: Michael Bhaskar
  • Hon Secretary: Emma Lowe
  • Treasurer: Greg Craig-Waller

Executive Committee:  Tim Dare, Jacqui Graham, Jamie Hodder-Williams, Perminder Mann, Justine Solomons and David Taylor

President: Richard Charkin
Administrator: Jo Dawson