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Books On The Go

Sep 15, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the 2019 Book Prize Shortlist.

Our book of the week is The Ditch by Herman Koch, translated by Sam Garrett.  Koch is best known for his hugely successful book The Dinner.  In a similar style, showing the reality beneath outwardly successful lives, The Ditch is the story of a mayor of Amsterdam...

Sep 9, 2019

Anna, Amanda and Annie discuss the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction shortlist.  This is becoming widely followed and is a great way to discover new Aussie authors.

Our book of the week is Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko, winner of the 2019 Miles Franklin Prize and short-listed for the Stella Prize.  We...

Sep 1, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the New York Times Best Sellers.

Our book of the week is On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, poet and author of the much-awarded Night Sky with Exit Wounds. His debut novel is a letter from Little Dog to his mother, exploring their family history in Vietnam, his coming out as gay,...

Aug 28, 2019

A special episode: our interview with artist and author Peter Drew about his memoir Poster Boy

Peter is best known for his street art, with his posters 'Real Australians Say Welcome' and 'Aussie' attaining cult status around the country.  "Peter Drew's work changes how we see our streets and country, as well as...

Aug 25, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the National Biography Award , won by Behrouz Boochani for No Friend But The Mountains.  We remember Toni Morrison and discuss Barack Obama's 2019 Summer Reading List

Our book of the week is Three Women by Lisa Taddeo, an investigation into the relationships and desires of three women.  A...