Mar 29, 2020
Anna and Annie announce yet more award nominations, with the shortlist for the NSW Premier's Literary Award being released this week as well as the winners of the Windham Campbell Prize, including podcast favourites Maria Tumarkin and Yiyun Li.
Our book of the week is Weather by Jenny Offill, whose previous...
Mar 22, 2020
Anna and Amanda discuss how you can support your local bookstores during the COVID-19 shutdown - including Annie's store Mostly Books and ordering online via Hive in the UK.
Our book of the week is You Will Be Safe Here by Damian Barr, host of the fabulous Literary Salon and The Big Scottish Book Club. This is a...
Mar 15, 2020
Anna and Annie discuss the 2020 Stella Prize shortlist and the Walter Scott Prize longlist.
Our book of the week is Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones. Olga Tokarczuk won the Man Booker International Prize in 2018 for Flights and the 2018 Nobel Prize for...
Mar 9, 2020
Happy International Women's Day!
Anna and Annie discuss the 2020 Women's Prize Longlist.
Our book of the week is Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo. Joint winner of the 2019 Booker Prize with Margaret Atwood and now long-listed for the Women's Prize, this novel about 12 British women has had rave reviews. What...
Mar 5, 2020
Anna and Amanda discuss the Booker International Longlist.
Our book of the week is City of Trees by Australian writer Sophie Cunningham. We loved this beautiful collection of essays.
Next week, Anna and Annie will be reading Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo (recently longlisted for the Women's...