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Books On The Go

Feb 17, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the New Yorker article about Dan Mallory, aka A J Finn, the author of The Woman in the Window; and the Stella Prize long-list, with Annie naming the book she thinks will win (early tip!).

Our book of the week is The Fragments by Australian author Toni Jordan. Set in 1980s Brisbane and 1930s New...


Feb 11, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the Man Group no longer sponsoring the Man Booker Prize.

Our book of the week is Travelling in a Strange Land by David Park. Described as a "brave, exhilarating novel" and shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2018, this was the first book we'd read by prize-winning author David Park but won't...


Feb 4, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Costa Book Awards winner The Cut-Out Girl by Bart Van Es and the winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award: No Friend But The Mountains by Behrouz Boochani.  

Our book of the week is Educated by Tara Westover.  A best-selling memoir of her efforts to overcome her upbringing and get...


Jan 28, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the books they're looking forward to in 2019.

Our book of the week is Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday.  A Time and New York Times top 10 book of the year; named one of the best books of 2018 by Elle, Bustle, Oprah and Barack Obama; hailed as "extraordinary" by the New York Times and a "literary...


Jan 20, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Costa Book Awards and the Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.  How many books should we keep? 

Our book of the week is My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite. This debut novel set in Nigeria opens with Korride receiving a phone call from her sister Ayoola, who has has...