Two more top 10 Aussie book lists

July 24, 2012 – 3:31 pm



More top 10 Aussie book lists – both from North Sydney librarians.

This list of top 10 is from Samantha, who says – “Naughty me,  I have included two Trilogies as I could not pick out one from each which I could say I preferred more than the others”

  1. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  2. The Axis Trilogy – Sara Douglass
  3. Year of Wonders – Geraldine Brooks
  4. People of the Book – Geraldine Brooks
  5. My Brilliant Career – Miles Franklin
  6. Playing Beatie Bow – Ruth Park
  7. The Year of Living Dangerously – Christopher Koch
  8. A Fortunate Life – A.B. Facey
  9. Cloudstreet – Tim Winton
  10. The “Rhiannon’s Ride” Trilogy – Kate Forsyth



The next list has been sent with the words- ‘ in order’!!
My top 10 in order! – from Sally

  1. A Fortunate Life, AB Facey
  2. Cloud street, Tim Winton
  3. The Broken Shore, Peter Temple
  4. Tomorrow When the War Began, John Marsden
  5. Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta
  6. Possum Magic, Mem Fox
  7. The Power of One, Bryce Courtney
  8. Fortress, Gabrielle Lord
  9. The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
  10. Jacksons Track, Daryl Tonkin

There are some favourites emerging…Tim Winton, Markus Zusak, John Marsden.

What about your 10 Aussie books to read before you die, have you voted on the ABC site??


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