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Apr 29, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the Pulitzer Prize fiction winner, The Overstory by Richard Powers.  And Anna gives her predictions for the Women's Prize Shortlist, to be announced on 29 April.

Our book of the week is Spring by Ali Smith.  The third in her seasonal quartet, it weaves together the stories of a TV director and...


Apr 23, 2019

A special episode: Anna talks with Chanel Cleeton about her latest novel When We Left Cuba.

Chanel's previous novel Next Year in Havana was a USA Today Bestseller and a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick

When We Left Cuba is set in 1960s Florida in the wake of Fidel Castro‚Äôs political rise in Cuba and features...


Apr 19, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Stella Prize winner, The Erratics by Vicki Laveau-Harvie.  The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes have been announced, with The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai winning for Fiction and My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite for Crime / Thriller.

Our book of the week is Lost Children...


Apr 15, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss upcoming book-to-screen adaptations .  Anna is shocked when Amanda reveals she has never read the Moomin stories by Tove Jansson.  

Our book of the week is How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee.  It weaves together the story of Wang Di, as a widow in modern-day Singapore and her past in a...


Apr 8, 2019

Anna and Annie have book awards fatigue!  We discuss the Top Ten best-sellers, including The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion, The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan and The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton with *that* new cover.

Our book of the week is Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin, a non-fiction book about how we think about...