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The First Better Reading Book Club Panel

April 18, 2016

For our first Better Reading Book Club Live, Better Reading’s Cheryl Akle will be joined by two very special guests to discuss Liane Moriarty’s blockbuster Big Little Lies. The guests of the first book club on Wednesday April 27 at 8pm are:

Author Kelly Doust

Author Kelly Doust

Kelly Doust 

Kelly is the author of the recent novel and our Book of the Week, Precious Things, which tells the compelling story of a modern woman while weaving the fascinating and mysterious stories of many women from the past two centuries. She is the author of crafty titles The Crafty Minx, The Crafty Kid, Minxy Vintage and The Crafty Minx at Home, as well as the fashion memoir A Life in Frocks.

Kelly appears as a regular craft expert on television shows such as Sunrise and The Morning Show. With a career spanning book publishing, public relations and freelance writing in Sydney, Hong Kong and London, Kelly has written for Vogue, Australian Women’s Weekly and Sunday Life. She lives in Sydney’s inner west with her husband and daughter.


jobbins_lachlanLachlan Jobbins

Lachlan is a freelance editor who has worked with some of Australia’s favourite authors, including Rachael Johns, Fiona McCallum and Trish Morey. A former bookseller, he co-presented the 10-episode series For the Love of Books (with Cheryl Akle and Michael Campbell) on SBS STUDIO / Foxtel in 2012. He has worked for the Australian Society of Authors and the NSW Writers’ Centre, and contributed to the Australian Government’s Get Reading! initiative in 2012, 2013 and 2014. His book reviews and essays have been published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Literary Review, Bookseller+Publisher, Australian Author and Good Reading magazine


So don’t forget to join us for this very special event and if you have any questions see our Book Club FAQ’s here to find out just how easy it is to join the conversation.


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  1. Sandra Scully

    Looking forward to listening in to the discussion. I enjoyed Big Little Lies and other books by Liane Moriarty that I’ve read.

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