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Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for Bring up the Bodies

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Hilary Mantel has taken out the 2012 Booker Prize for her novel Bring up the Bodies. Mantel became the fastest dual Booker Prize winner in the history of the awards (and the only woman to have won twice), winning £50,000 ($78,000 AUD) at the black-tie ceremony. Mantel, who was in shock of the win said,…

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For the Love of Books FINAL Episode

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Take a lively new look at the world of literature with STUDIO’s new series For The Love of Books. Join three very different (and very opinionated) book lovers for a weekly book club where the new releases and acclaimed classics are discussed and debated. For the Love of Books hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and…

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For the Love of Books Episode 9

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Take a lively new look at the world of literature with STUDIO’s new series For The Love of Books. Join three very different (and very opinionated) book lovers for a weekly book club where the new releases and acclaimed classics are discussed and debated. For the Love of Books hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and…

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For the Love of Books Episode 8

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Take a lively new look at the world of literature with STUDIO’s new series For The Love of Books. Join three very different (and very opinionated) book lovers for a weekly book club where the new releases and acclaimed classics are discussed and debated. For the Love of Books hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and…

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For the Love of Books Episode 6

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Take a lively new look at the world of literature with STUDIO’s new series For The Love of Books. Join three very different (and very opinionated) book lovers for a weekly book club where the new releases and acclaimed classics are discussed and debated. For the Love of Books hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and…

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For the Love of Books Episode 5

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For the Love of Books hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and Lachlan Jobbins discussed Floundering by Romy Ash, Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward and In my Skin: A Memoir by Kate Holden. Floundering – Romy Ash Tom and Jordy have been living with their gran since the day their mother, Loretta, left them on…

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For the Love of Books Episode 4

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For the Love of Books  hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and Lachlan Jobbins discussed The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides, Silent Valley by Malla Nunn and Sebastian Barry’s On Canaan’s Side. All books reviewed on this episode of For the Love of Books will be featured at the Sydney Writers Festival this year. The Marriage…

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For the Love of Books Episode 3

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For the Love of Books  hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and Lachlan Jobbins discussed The New Republic by Lionel Shriver, Secrets of the Tides by Hannah Richell and Ben Robertson’s Hear me Roar. The New Republic – Lionel Shriver A disgruntled New York corporate lawyer, Edgar Kellogg, is more than ready to leave his lucrative career…

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For the Love of Books Episode 2

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If you missed last night’s episode of For the Love of Books, hosts Cheryl Akle, Michael Campbell and Lachlan Jobbins discussed Skagboys by Irvine Welsh, The Mountain by Drusilla Modjeska and Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers . Skagboys – Irvine Welsh Skagboys charts the journey from likely lads to young men addicted to the heroin…

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For the Love of Books Episode 1

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Take a lively new look at the world of literature with STUDIO’s new series For The Love of Books. Join three very different (and very opinionated) book lovers for a weekly book club where the new releases and acclaimed classics are discussed and debated. This week on For the Love of Books  hosts Cheryl Akle,…

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For the Love of Books – Meet the hosts

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Take a lively new look at the world of literature with STUDIO’s new series For The Love of Books, premiering Monday 23 April at 8.30pm. Join three very different (and very opinionated) book lovers for a weekly book club where the new releases and acclaimed classics are discussed and debated. Cheryl, Michael and Lachlan will…

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Lachlan Jobbins Hosts For the Love of Books

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Host of STUDIO’s For the Love of Books, Lachlan Jobbins is a writer and editor who provides manuscript development services to authors and publishers. His love of giving book recommendations attracted him to working in bookshops, a pasttime he hopes to continue through For the Love of Books. Lachlan has also worked with the Australian…

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Michael Campbell Hosts For the Love of Books

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For the Love of Books host Michael Campbell began his career as a professional dancer, working as a Principal Dancer with the West Australian Ballet, Queensland Ballet and Oper der Stadt Köln. He later moved into literature, managing the events program for one of Australia’s most loved bookshops and then took up the position of…

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Cheryl Akle Hosts For the Love of Books

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For the Love of Books host Cheryl Akle has worked in books for almost 30 years. She is the book reviewer for The Circle and Melbourne’s 3AW and is project director of Get Reading!, Australia’s largest annual celebration of books. Cheryl Akle has been a book lover since she first read Where the Wild Things…

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