Oct 15, 2018
Anna and Amanda discuss the Nobel Peace Prize and Nadia Murad's book The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against The Islamic State.
Our book of the week is Clock Dance by Anne Tyler. Tyler has won numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons, and was short-listed for the Man Booker...
Oct 8, 2018
Our book of the week is 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari. Described as 'a guru for our times', Harari tackles today's most urgent issues. This is a whistle-stop tour of world history, from ancient China to fake news...
Oct 5, 2018
Anna and Amanda discuss the New York Times and Sunday Times best-sellers.
Our book of the week is Snap by Belinda Bauer. A Sunday Times best-seller, it was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2018, but is it Booker-worthy?
Next week, Anna and Annie are reading 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah...
Oct 1, 2018
Anna and Annie discuss the Man Booker 2018 shortlist.
Our book of the week is Washington Black by Esi Edugyan. A story of slavery and the chance of a second life (complete with a hot air balloon), it has just been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. It's not our favourite on the list (but what do we know!).
Sep 25, 2018
Anna and Amanda discuss the National Book Awards longlists.
Our book of the week is Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton. Compared to John Irving (The Australian) it's 'profound and witty' (Sydney Morning Herald), 'unputdownable' (David Wenham) and has become a word-of-mouth sensation.
Next week, Anna and Annie will...