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Jan 19, 2020

Anna and Amanda discuss the Costa Book Awards category winners.

Our book of the week is Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips, a haunting debut novel about the disappearance of two girls in remote Kamchatka.  A National Book Award finalist, it was one of the New York Times' best books of 2019 and was a Best Book...

Jan 6, 2020

Anna and Amanda discuss the Costa Book Awards shortlists - the category winners will be announced on 6 January.

Our book of the week is Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister by Jung Chang. This tells the story of the Soong sisters, who played a central role in China's history from 1911 to the Mao years.  It's...

Dec 22, 2019

A special episode: our interview with Jeff Lindsay to discuss his new crime novel Just Watch Me.

Jeff is the author of the hugely successful Dexter books which led to the hit TV showJust Watch Me is the first in a new series starring Riley Wolfe, a con man who performs daring heists and targets the wealthiest...

Dec 16, 2019

Anna, Annie and Amanda are back with our holiday reading recommendations.

Our picks:

Your Own Kind of Girl by Clare Bowditch

Maybe the Horse Will Talk by Elliot Perlman

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Kitty Flanagan's 488 Rules for Life by Kitty Flanagan

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Dec 9, 2019

Happy 100th episode! Annie, Amanda and Anna reveal our best books of 2019.

Drum roll ...

The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Deep Time Dreaming by Billy Griffiths

We That Are Young by Preti Taneja

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Yield by Tara...