A Book To Love: Favourite Guests of ABC TV's First Tuesday Book Club Share Their Most Loved Books
The first publication from FIRST TUESDAY BOOK CLUB, this book is a collection of specially commissioned writing from selected guests on a book they have loved and treasured. first tuesday book club has been blessed with entertaining, inspiring and provocative guests. Now, a selection of wonderful authors and booklovers featured on the show comes together to reveal the books closest to their hearts. Some love classics-Jane Eyre anyone? A Moveable Feast? Anna Karenina? Some champion neglected gems: Ask the Dust, New Grub Street and Excellent Women may soon top your must-read-next list. And some make choices that will surprise you-which author's books are beloved by both Augusten Burroughs and Christos tsiolkas? Who adores the cultish whimsy of Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast ? Who puts up their hand for the Hobbit? One thing remains common to all the contributors: a deep and genuine love of books and reading. that's what first tuesday book club is all about. So find yourself a comfortable spot, tune out your daily distractions, and enjoy!
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