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ABC’s ‘The Book Club’ to host year-end special

ABC TV’s The Book Club will present an hour-long special program on Tuesday, 13 December to discuss 2016’s best books.

The ‘Five of the Best 2016’ program will see hosts Jennifer Byrne, Jason Steger and Marieke Hardy and special guests author C S Pacat and Wheeler Centre director Michael Williams discuss their top books of the year: Byrne has selected Working Class Boy (Jimmy Barnes, HarperCollins); Steger, Music and Freedom (Zoe Morrison, Viking); Hardy, Terms of Endearment (Larry McMurtry, Pan Macmillan); Pacat, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (J K Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany, Hachette); and Williams, The Sellout (Paul Beatty, Oneworld).

The episode will also feature the Book Club’s website poll results for the audience’s favourite new release book in 2016, which readers can vote for here.

 

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