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Books On The Go

Nov 11, 2018

Annie, Anna and Amanda discuss the top 10 best-sellers and the line-up for Adelaide Writers' Week in March 2019.

Our book of the week is Bridge of Clay by Marcus Zusak, - his highly anticipated follow-up to The Book Thief.  It's been described as 'exquisitely written' (Publishers Weekly) and a 'big-hearted,...


Nov 4, 2018

Anna and Annie discuss the Prime Minister's Awards shortlists; and the alternative Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Maryse Conde.

Our book of the week is Billion Dollar Whale by Tom Wright and Bradley Hope.  The true story of the 1MDB scandal involving Jho Low, the Malaysian Prime Minster and The Wolf of...


Oct 31, 2018

Anna and Amanda discuss the CWA Dagger Awards, with the Gold Dagger going to The Liar by Steve Cavanagh.  Closer to home, Amanda saw Julia Gillard interview Anne Summers and is inspired to read Unfettered and Alive.

Our book of the week is Trick by Domenico Starnone, translated by Jhumpa Lahiri. A duel between an old...


Oct 29, 2018

Anna and Amanda discuss the Man Booker 2018 winner: Milkman by Anna Burns.  We loved this (see episode 25 for our discussion)!  Apparently it's superb on audio so we recommend that - let us know if you've read (or listened to) it!

Closer to home, Jennifer Downs has won the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction with...


Oct 22, 2018

Anna and Annie discuss Super Thursday, the National Book Awards finalists and a new report on the book market down under.

Our book of the week is The Lost Man by Jane Harper.  Harper has won numerous awards for The Dry; this is her latest, a stand-alone novel set in outback Australia with her trademark...