First Tuesday Book Club

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The Book Club (formerly First Tuesday Book Club)
Genre Literary Arts
Presented by Jennifer Byrne
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 7
No. of episodes 57
Original network ABC
Original release 1 August 2006  – present
External links

The Book Club is an Australian television show that discusses books ostensibly in the style of a domestic book club. Hosted by journalist Jennifer Byrne, it uses the panel format made popular[citation needed] in The Glass House with two regular members–book reviewer Jason Steger and author/blogger Marieke Hardy – and two guest members. The show first aired on the ABC on 1 August 2006 and is scheduled as a monthly program.

Books reviewed[edit]







March 2011
April 2011
May 2011
June 2011
July 2011
August 2011
September 2011
October 2011
November 2011
December 2011


March 2012
April 2012
May 2012
June 2012
July 2012
August 2012


Guests have included Jesuit priest Frank Brennan, actress Penny Cook, gardener Peter Cundall, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Pru Goward, feminist Germaine Greer, author Di Morrissey, enfant-terrible John Safran, musician and broadcaster Lindsay "The Doctor" Mc Dougall, politician Malcolm Turnbull, retired NSW Premier Bob Carr, comedian Judith Lucy, retired Australian General (and author) Peter Cosgrove, and actor/writer/director Richard E Grant.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ First Tuesday–ABC TV

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