The Book Club: May 24


The Book Club returns to ABC tomorrow with Jennifer Byrne, marking its 10th anniversary season.

There are 12 episodes this season plus the annual special in December.

The first Book Club of the season includes special guest, award-winning author Jeanette Winterson, who along with Virginia Gay, Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger, will discuss Australian author Dominic Smith’s historical fiction The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, before heading off to the wild and desolate moors of Emily Brontë’s gothic masterpiece Wuthering Heights.

On Tuesday, May 31 The Book Club presents Books That Changed My Life featuring a panel of Sydney Writers’ Festival international guests; best-selling author Paula Hawkins (Girl On A Train), British poet and musician Kate Tempest (The Bricks That Built The Houses), Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings), and American memoirist Vivian Gornick (the Odd Woman and the City).

10pm Tuesday on ABC.

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