Jul 30, 2018
Anna and Amanda discuss the trend in celebrity book clubs with Jimmy Fallon hosting Tonight Show Summer Reads. And the Desmond Elliott Prize for New Fiction has been awarded to We That Are Young by Preti Taneja. We're adding it to our list!
Our book of the week is Winter by Ali Smith. This is the second in her...
Jul 23, 2018
Anna and Annie talk about the newly announced alternative to the cancelled Nobel Prize for Literature amidst the scandal surrounding the Swedish Academy.
Our book of the week is Wise Children by Angela Carter, a magical, sequined romp through 100 years of show business. There's Shakespeare, debauchery, twins, feasts...
Jul 16, 2018
Anna and Amanda discuss the New York Times bestsellers, including The President Is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton.
Our book of the week is Less by Andrew Sean Greer. A comic novel about a writer traveling the world to avoid his ex-boyfriend's wedding, it won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Jul 9, 2018
Anna and Amanda discuss book news: Michael Lewis has signed his latest book deal with Audible as audio-book sales keep growing.
Our book of the week is Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. He's known for The English Patient, which has just won the Golden Booker prize. But did Anna and Amanda enjoy his latest novel?
Jul 5, 2018
Anna and Annie discuss book news: the Stella Count is in. Has gender balance in publishing improved?
Our book of the week is The Passion by Jeanette Winterson. Set in Boulogne and Venice during the Napoleonic Wars, hugely praised, it has been on our to-read list for years. Expectations are high!
Next week, Anna and...