Mar 24, 2019
A special episode with author Rebecca Makkai to discuss her book The Great Believers - a gorgeous, multi-award winning novel set in Chicago during the 1980s AIDS crisis and modern-day Paris.
The Great Believers won the 2019 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, was named in the New York Times Best Books of 2018...
Mar 18, 2019
A special episode: Anna and Annie chat with Jane Harper about The Lost Man, what she's working on now and the forthcoming film adaptation of The Dry starring Eric Bana.
Jane recommends Love, Simon by Becky Albertalli and the television show Undercurrent.
See also episode 33 for our discussion of The Lost Man - a book...
Mar 12, 2019
Anna and Amanda sit down with Preti Taneja to discuss her book We That Are Young, a modern-day King Lear set in India.
A Sunday Times Book of the Year, Guardian Book of the Year, Spectator Book of the Year and winner of the 2018 Desmond Elliott prize, it's a sweeping tale with wonderful characters and a mix of elite...
Mar 7, 2019
A special episode with Oyinkan Braithwaite, author of My Sister the Serial Killer. (see also episode 47).
Anna discusses the 2019 Women's Prize Longlist, announced just after we recorded our interview. We're thrilled to see My Sister The Serial Killer on the list.
Oyinkan recommends some favourite authors, including
Mar 4, 2019
Anna and Annie chat with Rick Morton about his excellent book One Hundred Years of Dirt.
A memoir about growing up poor in a small town in Queensland, it also tells a broader picture of social issues facing many Australians. Described as 'terrific' by Tim Winton, 'magnificent' by Christos Tsiolkas and a book 'every...