Feb 6, 2024
It's the Shawn and Anna Book Club!
Our first book is Home Reading Service by Fabio Morábito translated by Curtis Bauer. Eduardo is sentenced to a year of community service reading aloud to the elderly and disabled. Set in Mexico, this novel is witty and poignant. It even inspired us to discuss poetry! And the fine...
Dec 17, 2023
Anna and Annie reveal our book recommendations for the holiday season.
Our favourite holiday reads this year are:
THE CLUB by Ellery Lloyd
NOW YOU SEE US by Balli Kaur Jaswal
WEST HEART KILL by Dann McDorman
FLIGHT by Lynn Steger Strong
THE LIBRARIANIST by Patrick deWitt
ROMANTIC COMEDY by Curtis Sittenfeld
Dec 7, 2023
Anna and Annie discuss the Booker Prize 2023 winner, PROPHET SONG by Paul Lynch.
We reveal the best books we read in 2023. In no particular order, they are:
Collected Works by Lydia Sandgren translated by Agnes Broomé
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton
Nov 13, 2023
Our book of the week is Collected Works by Lydia Sandgren translated by Agnes Broomé. Sandgren has been described as "Sweden's Sally Rooney" (The Times). Collected Works is a...
Oct 31, 2023
Special guest Shawn Mooney of Shawn the Book Maniac joins Anna for Book Club!
Shawn recommends the interview with Esther Yi...