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Books On The Go

Aug 29, 2018

Anna and Annie discuss the Jaipur Literary Festival coming to Adelaide, and Barack Obama's summer reading list.

Our book of the week is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.  A study of the marriage of two young black people in American and what happens when Roy is wrongfully imprisoned, this was an Oprah Book Club...

Aug 26, 2018

Anna and Amanda discuss upcoming book releases by Khaled Hosseini, Marcus Zusak and Liane Moriarty.

Our book of the week is Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge.  Borne from a blog post that went viral, this became a Sunday Times best-seller, Foyles' and Blackwell's non-fiction...

Aug 21, 2018

Anna and Annie discuss the Not The Booker shortlist.  We're doing better with this one and have read two of the books already!

Our book of the week is Everything Under by Daisy Johnson.  A debut novel after her striking collection Fen, this mixes family drama, inventive language and Greek myth in a modern way that...

Aug 17, 2018

Anna and Amanda discuss the Man Booker Longlist and make a 'Snap' decision to read The Mars Room (see what we did there).

Our book of the week is Dear Friend, From My Life I Write To You in Your Life by Yiyun Li.  A memoir of reading and her battle with depression, it's a melancholy but beautiful read.  It certainly...

Aug 13, 2018

We've got some new entries into the Australian top 10 books alongside some familiar names this week. Anna also caught the author of our book of the week, Olivia Laing, in London. You too can hear Laing in conversation with Ali Smith on the London Review Bookshop podcast.

The book of the week itself is Crudowhich is...