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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 Are at the age of five. Her first job was with Marrickville Library in Sydney, where she learned first-hand the difference books can make to childrens’ and even adults’ lives. Cheryl has never looked back and has worked among books ever since. She has worked as store manager and senior buyer for Dymocks, Dillons in London and Myer book department, and also worked at Random House.

She hosts For the Love of Books alongside Michael Campbell and Lachlan Jobbins. Find out more about the series.