The Book Club
Summary: The 702 Book Club chooses one book at the beginning of each month, and on the last Thursday of each month, 702 Mornings presenter Deborah Cameron and the programs literary critic Geordie Williamson discuss the book with listeners and readers, who are also encouraged to put their own reviews and thoughts on the Books Club website
The 702 Book Club took off in August as readers got lost in Science Fiction and Fantasy.
During July, real lives were front and centre at the 702 Book Club.
During June, the 702 Book Club left genres on the shelf and Geordie Williamson set the challenge to name the best opening lines to books.
Shady characters, twisting plots, corrupt cops and international men of mystery - what a terrific Book Club we had in May!
In March, Book Clubbers tackled poetry to compile a Top 10 list of their favourite Australian Poems.
It was all about LOL for the 702 Book Club during March.
To kick off the 702 Book Club in 2011, our convenor Geordie Williamson asked you to submit your favourite Books about Sydney.
Our final 702 Book Club for the year features Lloyd Jones' "Mister Pip".
"Tirra Lirra by the River" was the October read for the 702 Book Club.
"Truth" by Peter Temple was Geordie Williamson's selection for the 702 Book Club in September.
Butterfly was the August selection for the 702 Book Club and for many it was their first foray into the world of Sonya Harnett.
For the July Book Club, Geordie Williamson selected Harper Lee's book that is celebrating its 50th birthday this year.
In the wake of his visit to Sydney for the Writers Festival, Colm Toibin's "Brooklyn" was the 702 Book Club pick for June.
"We Need to Talk About Kevin" by Lionel Shriver - was the May selection in the 702 Book Club.
Geordie Williamson selected a novel longlisted for the 2010 Miles Franklin Literary Prize for the April 702 Book Club.