The Book Club
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The Book Club: November 2013

ABC November 5, 2013

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This November, Ben Quilty and Kathryn Heyman join The Book Club to discuss Richard Flanagan's new release The Narrow Road to the Deep North along with Chris Ware's classic ...

This November, Ben Quilty and Kathryn Heyman join The Book Club to discuss Richard Flanagan's new release The Narrow Road to the Deep North along with Chris Ware's classic graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: May 16, 2017

ABC May 16, 2017

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Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by Di Morrissey and Adam Liaw to consider 'Jean Harley Was Here' by Heather Taylor Johnson and a favourite of two ...

Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by Di Morrissey and Adam Liaw to consider 'Jean Harley Was Here' by Heather Taylor Johnson and a favourite of two Clubbers - 'The Group' by Mary McCarthy.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: August 2, 2016

ABC August 2, 2016

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Michael Williams, Toni Jordan and Gorgi Coghlan join Club regulars to discuss what comes after happily ever after in Alain de Botton's The Course of Love. They tackle Jason's ...

Michael Williams, Toni Jordan and Gorgi Coghlan join Club regulars to discuss what comes after happily ever after in Alain de Botton's The Course of Love. They tackle Jason's pick, classic outback horror story Wake in Fright.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: Books That Divide A Dinner Party

ABC July 3, 2016

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This episode is sure to bring fireworks to the table. Christos Tsiolkas, Geoff Cousins, Zoe Norton Lodge and Amelia Lester join Jennifer Byrne to debate Book that Divides a ...

This episode is sure to bring fireworks to the table. Christos Tsiolkas, Geoff Cousins, Zoe Norton Lodge and Amelia Lester join Jennifer Byrne to debate Book that Divides a Dinner Party.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: July 5, 2016

ABC July 5, 2016

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Virginia Gay, Michael Williams and Toni Jordan join Jen, Marieke and Jason to discuss Louise Erdrich's haunting new release La Rose and Dorothy Sayer's timeless whodunit, ...

Virginia Gay, Michael Williams and Toni Jordan join Jen, Marieke and Jason to discuss Louise Erdrich's haunting new release La Rose and Dorothy Sayer's timeless whodunit, Gaudy Night.

Tell Your Story, Change Your World
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Tell Your Story, Change Your World

ABC Me October 19, 2018

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Only you can tell your own story, but getting started isn't always easy. Here are four unique stories from around Australia to help you find the words.

Only you can tell your own story, but getting started isn't always easy. Here are four unique stories from around Australia to help you find the words.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: December 8, 2016

ABC December 8, 2016

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Jennifer Byrne and regular panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by best-selling author Graeme Simsion and comedian Kitty Flanagan to count down the top 10 ...

Jennifer Byrne and regular panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by best-selling author Graeme Simsion and comedian Kitty Flanagan to count down the top 10 viewer-voted classic beach books of all time.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: July 12, 2016

ABC July 12, 2016

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Prepare for mystery and intrigue as Michael Williams and Rosie Waterland join the team to discuss Noah Hawley's page-turner, Before the Fall. Plus Michael brings his ...

Prepare for mystery and intrigue as Michael Williams and Rosie Waterland join the team to discuss Noah Hawley's page-turner, Before the Fall. Plus Michael brings his favourite, Nancy Mitford's Love in a Cold Climate.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: April 18, 2017

ABC April 18, 2017

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Joining the program is crime writer Michael Robotham and author Clementine Ford. The group will discuss Kathryn Heyman's thriller Storm and Grace, and JD Vance's Hillbilly ...

Joining the program is crime writer Michael Robotham and author Clementine Ford. The group will discuss Kathryn Heyman's thriller Storm and Grace, and JD Vance's Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: April 25, 2017

ABC April 25, 2017

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Join Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy, Jason Steger and special guests for heated debates on new and classic books, plus the latest literary news.

Join Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy, Jason Steger and special guests for heated debates on new and classic books, plus the latest literary news.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: May 24, 2016

ABC May 24, 2016

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Sydney Writers' Festival headliner Jeanette Winterson joins Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy, Jason Steger and Virginia Gay in the return of The Book Club. Includes exclusive ...

Sydney Writers' Festival headliner Jeanette Winterson joins Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy, Jason Steger and Virginia Gay in the return of The Book Club. Includes exclusive live performance by Paul Kelly.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: June 14, 2016

ABC June 14, 2016

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It's crime time as guests Adam Liaw and Michael Robotham attempt to solve the mystery behind Emily McGuire's An Isolated Incident while Marieke brings Lucky Jim to the Club.

It's crime time as guests Adam Liaw and Michael Robotham attempt to solve the mystery behind Emily McGuire's An Isolated Incident while Marieke brings Lucky Jim to the Club.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: June 21, 2016

ABC June 21, 2016

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We sail into icy waters to discuss a chillingly brutal novel The Midnight Watch by David Dyer. The team is joined by guests Rosie Waterland and Omar Musa.

We sail into icy waters to discuss a chillingly brutal novel The Midnight Watch by David Dyer. The team is joined by guests Rosie Waterland and Omar Musa.

First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne
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First Tuesday Book Club With Jennifer Byrne: August 2011

ABC August 2, 2011

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Welcome to the First Tuesday Book Club. Host Jennifer Byrne, and panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are back to explore the world of books; from prize winners to ...

Welcome to the First Tuesday Book Club. Host Jennifer Byrne, and panellists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are back to explore the world of books; from prize winners to blockbusters, hot off the presses new releases to much loved classics. The books for August are: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov and In Past The Shallows by Favel Parrett.

Jennifer Byrne Presents
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Jennifer Byrne Presents: Pens and Prejudice

ABC September 17, 2013

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Joining Jennifer Byrne are guests Anna Krien, Kate Mosse, Ramona Koval and James Wood to discuss the relationship between women and words in this special Sydney Writers ...

Joining Jennifer Byrne are guests Anna Krien, Kate Mosse, Ramona Koval and James Wood to discuss the relationship between women and words in this special Sydney Writers Festival edition.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: May 30, 2017

ABC May 30, 2017

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Jennifer Byrne is joined by a special panel of authors at the Sydney Writers' Festival for 'Books That Changed My Life' featuring guests George Saunders, Anne Enright, Brit ...

Jennifer Byrne is joined by a special panel of authors at the Sydney Writers' Festival for 'Books That Changed My Life' featuring guests George Saunders, Anne Enright, Brit Bennett and Mikhail Zygar.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: May 2, 2017

ABC May 2, 2017

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Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by Guests John Safran and Michael Williams to discuss Michael Chabon's Moonglow and the frolicking classic - Miss ...

Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger are joined by Guests John Safran and Michael Williams to discuss Michael Chabon's Moonglow and the frolicking classic - Miss Pettigrew Lives for the Day.

The Book Club
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The Book Club: June 7, 2016

ABC June 7, 2016

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Guests Ben Law and Omar Musa join Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger to discuss Graham Swift's 'Mothering Sunday' and Alison Bechdel's graphic novel 'Fun Home'.

Guests Ben Law and Omar Musa join Jennifer Byrne, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger to discuss Graham Swift's 'Mothering Sunday' and Alison Bechdel's graphic novel 'Fun Home'.