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Events: 27 October 2020

Join the King’s Inns Book Club

Join the King’s Inns Book Club

Do you like reading books? More importantly, do you love discussing your reads with other bookworms? Our Librarian and Dean are starting a King’s Inns Book Club for students, staff, members and the wider alumni community at King’s Inns.

Here’s how it will work

  • We will organise about five meetings in the course of this academic year, via Zoom. Meetings will take place in the evening, at a time when we hope most of you will be able to attend.
  • We will read books related to law or by legal authors, but NO textbooks or academic books. We may also include some books related to other topics. 
  • You do not have to have read the whole book in order to come along to the meeting but just be aware that there may be spoilers during the chat about the book if you haven’t got to the end by the time we meet online.

To give you time to borrow or buy the books and to plan ahead with your reading, we have chosen the first two books and set the dates of the first two meetings:

  1. “Fake Law” by The Secret Barrister – November book club, to take place over Zoom on at 7.00 pm on Monday 30 November 2020;
  1. “The Center Cannot Hold” by Elyn Saks – January book club, to take place on at 7.00 pm on Monday 25 January 2021.  

For the third book club, we will post a range of titles in January and you will be able to vote for the book you’d like to read next.

How to get involved

  1. For now, simply get hold of the first book, “Fake Law”, and get reading.
  2. Sign up below to be notified with details on how to attend the first meeting. 
  3. We will contact you via email one week before the above dates with Zoom details. 

Where to get books

Books can be purchased from Irish Bookshops online such as

borrowed from 

  • Many local libraries are offering a reserve and collect service. Find your local library here.

Connect via Social

If you want to reach out to anyone participating in the bookclub, use the hashtag #KIBookClub on Social – again, like the Fitness Challenge, Twitter is our chosen network.

If you need help with anything, drop us an email at

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