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Books On The Go

Dec 10, 2018

Anna and Annie discuss the winner of the Staunch prize, On Java Ridge by Jock Serong.

Our book of the week is Disoriental by Négar Djavadi translated by Tina Kover. This debut novel is the story of Kimiâ, who flees Iran aged 10 and now lives in exile in Paris.  It weaves her family history with the story of Iran. ...


Dec 5, 2018

Anna, Annie and Amanda pick their top reads of 2018.  Drum roll....

Non-Fiction

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Edo-Lodge

The Museum of Words by Georgia Blain

Lost Connections by Johann Hari

Fiction

The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton

Winter by Ali...


Dec 2, 2018

Anna and Annie discuss Margaret Atwood's sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, Testaments, due out in September 2019. And one of our favourites, Normal People by Sally Rooney, is Waterstones' book of the year.

Our book of the week is The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose. Winner of the Stella Prize in 2017, the Christina...


Nov 26, 2018

Anna and Amanda discuss recent book to screen adaptations and the Jaipur Literary Festival in Adelaide.

Our book of the week is There There by Tommy Orange.  A New York Times best-seller, described as 'the year's most galvanising debut novel' (Entertainment Weekly) and 'a thunderclap' (Marlon James), it was long-listed...


Nov 18, 2018

Anna and Annie are excited to hear that Heather Rose's Stella Prize-winning novel The Museum of Modern Love has been sold into the UK and US markets, as well as the news that we'll be getting a new title from bestselling Australian author, Graeme Simsion, in 2019. 

Our book of the week is The Silence of the Girls by Pat...