First Tuesday Book Club reveals top 10 Aussie Books

The First Tuesday Book Club has revealed their 10 Aussie Books to Read Before You Die, as voted by thousands of Australian readers.

The top ten is:

  • Cloudstreet (1991) by Tim Winton
  • The Book Thief (2006) by Markus Zusak
  • A Fortunate Life (1981) by A.B. Facey
  • The Power of One (1989) by Bryce Courtenay
  • Harp in the South (1948) by Ruth Park
  • Jasper Jones (2009) by Craig Silvey
  • The Magic Pudding (1918) by Norman Lindsay
  • The Slap (2008) by Christos Tsiolkas
  • The Secret River (2005) by Kate Grenville
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (1967) by Joan Lindsay

Boomerang Books ran their own survey back in 2010 to reveal the Most Popular Aussie Novels of All Time

What do you think?  Leave a comment…

Published by

Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.