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Books On The Go

Jul 21, 2021

A special episode: Anna brings you some recommendations for comfort reading, as Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide are in lockdown.

Books discussed:

A Room With A View by E. M. Forster

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

Razorblade Tears by S. A. Cosby

If I Had Your Face by...

Jul 11, 2021

Anna and Amanda discuss the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction won by Hilary Mantel for The Mirror and the Light and the longlist for the Gordon Burn Prize

Our book of the week is Still Life by Sarah Winman.  Winman's previous novel Tin Man was a sensation and her fans will love Still Life, her latest...

Jul 1, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss the Miles Franklin shortlist. 

Our book of the week is Stories of the Sahara by Sanmao translated by Mike Fu. This travel memoir has sold millions of copies in China and Taiwan since the 1970s and is now available for the first time in English translation.  Sanmao was an iconic writer,...

Jun 22, 2021

Happy Pride Month!

Anna and Annie discuss some favourite LGBTQIA+ books that we have read recently:

Bessie Smith by Jackie Kay

Memorial by Bryan Washington

Real Life by Brandon Taylor

Dreamland by Rosa Rankin Gee

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Detransition, Baby by...

Jun 9, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss the Booker International Prize winner and the Miles Franklin Award Longlist.

We reveal our top crime book recommendations:

- Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke

- Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham

- Northern Spy by Flynn Berry

- The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Leznevich

- Fog by Kaja...