For our next Better Reading Book Club Live we’re discussing Anthony Doerr’s award-winning All the Light We Cannot See, and Cheryl will be joined on the couch by two renowned Australian writers: Toni Jordan and Mark Dapin!
Toni Jordan is the author of four novels. The international bestseller Addition (2008), was a Richard and Judy Bookclub pick and was longlisted for the Miles Franklin award. Fall Girl (2010) was published internationally and has been optioned for film, and Nine Days was awarded Best Fiction at the 2012 Indie Awards, was shortlisted for the ABIA Best General Fiction award and was named in Kirkus Review’s top 10 Historical Novels of 2013. Her latest novel is Our Tiny, Useless Hearts (2016).
Mark Dapin is the author of the novels R&R, King of the Cross and Spirit House. King of the Cross won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, and Spirit House was long listed for the Miles Franklin Literary Award and shortlisted for the Age Book of the Year and the Royal Society for Literature’s Ondaatje Prize. His recent work of military history, The Nashos’ War, has been widely acclaimed. He is a PhD candidate at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Get to know Toni and Mark before you see them for Book Club – check out Toni’s Bookshelf Essentials here, read our interview with Mark here, and be sure to join us LIVE on our Facebook page at 8pm AEST on Wednesday 29th of June!