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Jul 15, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the 2019 Miles Franklin award shortlist.

Our book of the week is A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza.  This was the first book chosen by Sarah Jessica Parker for her imprint SJP for Hogarth.  It was a New York Times best-seller and was named one of the best books of 2018 by the...


Jul 3, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton winning another award (the ABA Booksellers' Choice award) and City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert entering the Top 10 books of the week.

Our book of the week is Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia by Billy Griffiths.  This is a fresh look at...


Jun 27, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Women's Prize winner, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.  We update on the new book by Hilary Mantel and that mysterious billboard; and the Miles Franklin longlist.

Our book of the week is Lanny by Max Porter, the follow-up to his best-selling, multi award-winning Grief is the Thing...


Jun 24, 2019

A special episode:  Anna and Amanda meet the fabulous Kathy Lette!  We chat about Kathy's wonderful show at the Adelaide Fringe Festival earlier this year, her best-selling books including Puberty Blues and Best Laid Plans, autism and much more.

Kathy's new book is HRT (Husband Replacement Therapy), due out later this...


Jun 16, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the long-list for the 2019 Miles Franklin Award, including a shock omission.

Our book of the week is No Friend But The Mountains by Behrouz Boochani, translated by Omid Tofighian.  This account of Boochani's journey seeking asylum and his detention in Manus Island Prison won the Victorian...