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...