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Books On The Go

Mar 18, 2019

A special episode:  Anna and Annie chat with Jane Harper about The Lost Man, what she's working on now and the forthcoming film adaptation of The Dry starring Eric Bana.

Jane recommends Love, Simon by Becky Albertalli and the television show Undercurrent.

See also episode 33 for our discussion of The Lost Man - a book...

Mar 12, 2019

Anna and Amanda sit down with Preti Taneja to discuss her book We That Are Young, a modern-day King Lear set in India.

A Sunday Times Book of the Year, Guardian Book of the Year, Spectator Book of the Year and winner of the 2018 Desmond Elliott prize, it's a sweeping tale with wonderful characters and a mix of elite...

Mar 7, 2019

A special episode with Oyinkan Braithwaite, author of My Sister the Serial Killer. (see also episode 47).

Anna discusses the 2019 Women's Prize Longlist, announced just after we recorded our interview.  We're thrilled to see My Sister The Serial Killer on the list. 

Oyinkan recommends some favourite authors, including

Mar 4, 2019

Anna and Annie chat with Rick Morton about his excellent book One Hundred Years of Dirt

A memoir about growing up poor in a small town in Queensland, it also tells a broader picture of social issues facing many Australians.  Described as 'terrific' by Tim Winton, 'magnificent' by Christos Tsiolkas and a book 'every...

Mar 2, 2019

Anna chats with Jo Dyer, Director of Adelaide Writers' Week.

We talk about how fiction and non-fiction can tell truths, and the joy of new discoveries at writers' festivals.  Books to look out for are Kassem Eid's My Country: A Syrian Memoir and How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee.

Jo has recently read Normal People by...