ABC TV's The Book Club - 2016 Books

Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night

Kent Haruf

From the Folio Prize-shortlisted author of Plainsong, Eventide and Benediction, a stunning novel about finding happiness.

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The Course of Love

The Course of Love

Alain de Botton

Rabih and Kirsten find each other, fall in love, get married. Society tells us this is the end of the story. In fact, it is only the beginning. From the first thrill of lust, to the joys and fears of real commitment, to the deep...

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The North Water

The North Water

Ian McGuire

A 19th-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in this dark, sharp and highly original tale that grips like a thriller

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LaRose

LaRose

Louise Erdrich

Set at the very end of the last century, the novel follows the fate of LaRose, a young boy, whose life is transformed when his father shoots and kills a neighbour's son whilst hunting deer. LaRose explores justice,...

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The Midnight Watch

The Midnight Watch

David Dyer

David Dyer's astonishing novel The Midnight Watch is based on the true story of the SS Californian, the ship that saw the Titanic's distress rockets and yet, unfathomably, did nothing. A psychological thriller.

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Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday

Graham Swift

An intensely moving and beautifully written new novel from the Booker-prize winning author of Last Orders and Waterland

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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Dominic Smith

An utterly gripping story set between 17th century Holland, 1950s Manhattan and 2000s Sydney, following a trail of art, forgery and deception.

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The Transmigration of Bodies

The Transmigration of Bodies

Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman

Yuri Herrera's novel is a response to the violence of contemporary Mexico. With echoes of Romeo and Juliet, Roberto Bolano and Raymond Chandler, The Transmigration of Bodies is a noirish tragedy and a tribute to those bodies...

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Wake In Fright

Wake In Fright

Kenneth Cook, Peter Temple

Wake in Fright is the original and greatest outback horror story. Bundanyabba and its citizens will forever haunt its readers.

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The Other Hand

The Other Hand

Chris Cleave

This is the bestselling second novel from the author of Gold and Incendiary. This new edition marks Sceptre's 30th anniversary, and includes an exclusive new afterword by the author. 

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Love in a Cold Climate

Love in a Cold Climate

Nancy Mitford

Polly Hampton has long been groomed for the perfect marriage by her mother, Lady Montdore. But Polly is bored by the monotony of her glittering debut season in London. The apparently indifferent Polly has a long-held secret,...

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Gaudy Night

Gaudy Night

Dorothy L Sayers

When Harriet Vane attends her Oxford reunion, known as the Gaudy, the prim academic setting is haunted by a rash of bizarre pranks: scrawled obscenities, burnt effigies, and poison-pen letters, including one that says, Ask your...

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A Million Little Pieces: A shocking exploration of addiction

A Million Little Pieces: A shocking exploration of addiction

James Frey

An intense, instantly engaging, hard-hitting, yet beautifully written memoir of a life beyond the brink that touches every nerve.

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Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

Kingsley Amis

Jim Dixon has accidentally fallen into a job at one of Britain's new universities. A moderately successful future in the History department beckons - as long as Jim can survive a madrigal-singing weekend at Professor Welch's,...

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Alison Bechdel

Meet the author's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian home, a third-generation funeral home director, a high-school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted...

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White Fang

White Fang

Emily Bronte

This love story tells the tale of Heathcliff, the waif brought to Yorkshire by Mr. Earnshaw, and his passionate but doomed love for Catherine Earnshaw.

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Ancillary Justice

Ancillary Justice

Ann Leckie

The record-breaking debut novel that won every major science fiction award in 2014, Ancillary Justice is the story of a warship trapped in a human body and her search for revenge. Ann Leckie is the first author to win the Arthur...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars

John Green

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly...

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Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained

Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained

John Milton

He fixes upon God's beloved new creations, Adam and Eve, as the vehicles of his vengeance. In this dramatic and influential epic, Milton tells the story of the serpent and the apple, the fall of man and the exile from paradise in...

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Sheryl Sandberg

Ask most women whether they have the right to equality at work and the answer will be a resounding yes, but ask the same women whether they'd feel confident asking for a raise, or a promotion, and some reticence creeps in. This...

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The Tree Of Man

The Tree Of Man

Patrick White

At the turn of the century, Stan Parker takes a wife and makes a home as a small farmer in the wilderness of Australia. Amy bears his children and time brings him a procession of ordinary events - achievements, disappointments,...

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Submission

Submission

Michel Houellebecq

As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and Muhammed Ben Abbes of the growing Muslim Fraternity. Ben Abbes sweeps to power, and overnight the...

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The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed their own Government,

The Road to Ruin: How Tony Abbott and Peta Credlin Destroyed their own Government,

Niki Savva

In The Road to Ruin, prominent political commentator, author, and columnist for The Australian Niki Savva reveals the ruinous behaviour of former prime minister Tony Abbott and his chief of staff, Peta Credlin. Based on...

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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

William Blake, Geoffrey Keynes

Represents the author's attempt to present his philosophic message. This book expresses his extreme humanist views through a system in which Angels and Devils change places, Good becomes Evil, Heaven is Hell.

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Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers

D. H. Lawrence, Richard Eyre

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RICHARD EYREPaul Morel is the focus of his disappointed and fiercely protective mother's life. Their tender, devoted and intense bond comes under strain when Paul falls in love with Miriam Leivers, a local...

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