A Book To Love: Favourite Guests of ABC TV's First Tuesday Book Club Share Their Most Loved Books

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HarperCollins Australia, Jan 17, 2011 - Performing Arts - 176 pages
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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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Jennifer Byrne
Augusten Burroughs
Emily Maguire
Ian Rankin
Jason Steger
Sophie Gee
Matthew Reilly
Malcolm Knox
Marieke Hardy
Di Morrissey
Michael Robotham
Peter Corris
Catherine Jinks
Christos Tsiolkas

Peter FitSimons

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Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall is an English comedian, writer and actor. Mayall is best known for his comedy partnership with Adrian Edmondson, his over-the-top, energetic portrayal of characters, and as a pioneer of alternative comedy in the early 1980s. He appeared in numerous sitcoms including The Young Ones, Blackadder, The New Statesman and Bottom and the big screen in comedy films Drop Dead Fred and Guest House Paradiso.

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