TV Book Club picks two Man Booker nominees

TV Book Club picks two Man Booker nominees

<p>Two Man Booker shortlistees, two debuts and two non-fiction titles are on the list for the next season of &ldquo;The TV Book Club&rdquo;.<br /> <br />Emma Donoghue&rsquo;s <em>Room</em> (Pan Macmillan) and Andrea Levy&rsquo;s <em>The Long Song</em> (Headline), both shortlisted for this year&rsquo;s Man Booker are on the 10-strong list. The third series of the show begins on More4 in January, with repeats on Channel 4 during the following day.<br /> <br />The list also includes Catherine O&rsquo;Flynn&rsquo;s <em>The News Where You Are</em> (Viking), <em>Even the Dogs</em> by Jon McGregor (Bloomsbury), thriller <em>Bleed for Me</em> by former investigative journalist Michael Robotham (Little, Brown) and Alan Furst&rsquo;s Second World War-set <em>Spies of the Balkans</em> (Orion).<br /> <br />The non-fiction titles comprise Patrick Hennessey&rsquo;s <em>The Junior Officer&rsquo;s Reading Club</em> (Penguin Press) and <em>The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks</em> by Rebecca Skloot (Pan Macmillan).<br /> <br />While first-timer Sarita Mandanna&rsquo;s story of forbidden love <em>Tiger Hills</em> (Orion) and TV producer and Orange Prize judge Daisy Goodwin&rsquo;s <em>My Last Duchess</em> (Headline) complete the debuts.<br /> <br />According to production company Cactus, the show&rsquo;s inaugural season in January of this year had average ratings of around 400,000 viewers per week.</p>