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Books On The Go

Jul 2, 2022

Anna and Annie discuss the plagiarism allegations with The Dogs originally reported by The Guardian.  We love a literary scandal!

Our best books of 2022 so far are:

The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz

The Candy House by Jennifer Egan

The Cost of Living by Deborah Levy

Jun 27, 2022

Anna and Amanda discuss the Women's Prize winner, The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki.

Our book of the week is Wild Abandon by Emily Bitto, the follow-up to her Stella Prize-winning novel The Strays.  A heartbroken young man lands in New York City, indulges in the hedonistic art scene and then finds himself...

Jun 13, 2022

Anna and Annie discuss the 2022 Miles Franklin longlist. Annie's tip to win is Bodies of Light by Jennifer Down.

Our comfort reading recommendations are:

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan

The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison

Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative and...

Jun 1, 2022

Anna and Annie discuss the winner of the winner of the 2022 Dublin Literary Award, The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter translated by Frank Wynne.

Our book of the week is The Red Arrow by William Brewer. A writer who has taken a dose of mushrooms chases a famous physicist whose memoir he is ghost-writing.  Described as...

May 24, 2022

Anna and Amanda discuss the Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, The Netanyahus by Joshua Cohen.

Our book of the week is Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention by Johann Hari.  It explores the forces in society  that distract us and affect our ability to concentrate, from social media to processed food. ...