From its 52 titles, ABC’s ‘The Book Club’ has collected the top votes and has announced its ten classic beach books. Parramatta City Library has all titles available for loan, including talking book and ebook formats.
According to the program the classic beach book are those book that ‘You see them everywhere, in caravan parks, holiday houses, milk bars, by the pool and on the beach. Those dog-eared favourites, encrusted with sand, salt and sunscreen, begging to be read time and time again. Those books that you associate with good times—even if they weren’t, technically, good books.’