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Sep 21, 2020

Anna and Annie discuss the winner of the 2020 Women's Prize, Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.  Annie is on a winning streak!

Our book of the week is Sisters by Daisy Johnson.  Two sisters who share a close bond move to a creepy house with their mother.  There is a mystery about why they have moved and a tension that builds...


Sep 15, 2020

Anna and Amanda discuss Hong Kong publishers looking to print books in Taiwan.

Our book of the week is the Korean sensation, Kim Ji-young, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-joo translated by Jamie Chang. This is the story of an ordinary woman but also tells of the challenges faced by all women in South Korea.  

Coming up: Sisters...


Sep 7, 2020

Anna and Amanda discuss the HWA Crowns Historical Fiction Longlists

Our book of the week is A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville. A fictional memoir of Elizabeth Macarthur shows the false stories that make up Australia's colonial history. 

Coming up: Kim JiYoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-joo translated by Jamie...


Aug 31, 2020

Anna and Annie discuss the 600 books to be released on 3 September and Annie mentions the C word. 

Our book of the week is Dominicana by Angie Cruz.  Fifteen-year-old Ana is forced into an arranged marriage and leaves the Dominican Republic for New York.  A Most Anticipated Book of 2020, this has been short-listed for...


Aug 23, 2020

A special episode: Anna, Annie and Amanda reveal the best books we've read so far in 2020!

Our top 9 are:

Underland, Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie

The Nickel Boys by Colson...