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Sep 20, 2021

The new Sally Rooney novel is here!  Anna and Annie discuss the publishing event and enormous success of the release of Rooney's third book.

Beautiful World, Where Are You is a novel about four friends, examining their relationships and touching on world issues.  Perfect for book clubs, there is so much to discuss. ...


Sep 12, 2021

Anna and Amanda discuss the 2021 Women's Prize winner Susanna Clarke for Piranesi, a follow-up story about #BookTok trends and the winners of the 2021 Wainwright Prize for nature writing.  Amanda recommends this interview with Merlin Sheldrake on Conversations with Richard Fidler

Our book of the week is Minor Detail...


Sep 6, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss Tik Tok book trends and the headlines around the upcoming release of Sally Rooney's new novel Beautiful World, Where Are You

Our book of the week is Fault Lines by Emily Itami.  A Brief Encounter set in Tokyo, this is a short novel about Mizuki, whose perfect married life changes when she...


Aug 24, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss the 50 Hottest New Books Everyone Should Read.

Our book of the week is The Labyrinth by Amanda Lohrey, winner of the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award.  This is a beautiful novel about a woman who moves to a coastal town to be near her son, who is in prison. Meditative and profound but there is...


Aug 17, 2021

Anna and Amanda discuss the 2021 Orwell Prize winners for political writing. 

Our book of the week is Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa. This "beautiful, urgent novel" (New York Times) centres on Nahr, a young Palestinian woman who moves from Kuwait to Jordan.  A 2020 Palestine Book Awards winner, this is a...