Vote for 10 Aussie books to read before you die

To celebrate the National Year of Reading, ABC TV’s First Tuesday Book Club is looking for the 10 Aussie Books to Read before You Die – the great Australian reading list! Head to the website to browse the list for book summaries and vote You can borrow most of the 50 listed books from the Library. Any titles not kept in our collection can be ordered into the library for you to read via the Interlibrary Loan Service.

1788 by Watkin Tench
A fortunate life by A.B Facey
An intruders guide to East Arnhem Land by Andrew McMillan
Capricornia by Xavier Herbert
Carpentaria by Alexis Wright
Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
Come in Spinner by Dymphna Cusack & Florence James
Eucalyptus by Murray Bail
For love alone by Christina Stead
Gallipoli by Alan Moorhead
Grand Days by Frank Moorhouse
Here's Luck by Lennie Lower
It's raining in Mango by Thea Astley
Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy
Monkey Grip by Helen Garner
My brilliant career by Miles Franklin
My brother Jack by George Johnston
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
Power without glory by Frank Hardy
Ransom by David Malouf
Riders in the chariot by Patrick White
Seven little Australians by Ethel Turner
That deadman dance by Kim Scott
The book thief by Markus Zusak
The broken shore by Peter Temple
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Thomas Kenneally
The dressmaker by Rosalie Ham
The fatal shore by Robert Hughes
The first stone by Helen Garner
The fortunes of Richard Mahoney by Henry Handel Richardson
The harp in the south by Ruth Park
The life by Malcom Knox
The magic pudding by Norman Lindsay
The man who loved children by Christina Stead
The monkey's mask by Dorothy Porter
The power of one by Bryce Courtenay
The riders by Tim Winton
The secret river by Kate Grenville
The slap by Christos Tsiolkas
The tall man by Chloe Hooper
The tree of man by Patrick White
The tyranny of distance by Geoffrey Blaney
The watcher on the cast-iron balcony by Hal Porter
The year of living dangerously by C.J Koch
The true history of the Kelly gang by Peter Carey
Unreliable memoirs by Clive James
Visitants by Randolph Stow
Wake in fright by Kenneth Cooke
Wanting by Richard Flanaghan

 Which books will you vote for?