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Books On The Go

Jul 29, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the 2019 Booker Prize Longlist, announced on 24 July.  We're thrilled to see My Sister, The Serial Killer and Lanny on the list.  There is huge anticipation for The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (and Annie has a confession about The Handmaid's Tale).

Our book of the week is City of Girls by...

Jul 24, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Top 10 best-sellers for the week.

Our book of the week is Exploded View by Carrie Tiffany.  Set in 1970s Perth, Australia, it tells the story of a girl who takes a road trip with her family and reads a Holden car manual at night - but all is not well.  It's a short, spare novel, utterly...

Jul 15, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the 2019 Miles Franklin award shortlist.

Our book of the week is A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza.  This was the first book chosen by Sarah Jessica Parker for her imprint SJP for Hogarth.  It was a New York Times best-seller and was named one of the best books of 2018 by the...

Jul 8, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Walter Scott prize winner, The Long Take by Robin Robertson, and the new ownership of Barnes and Noble.

Our book of the week is The Friend by Sigrid Nunez.  Set in New York, it's the story of a woman who is grieving the death of a friend and is given his dog to care for.  It's a beautiful...

Jul 3, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton winning another award (the ABA Booksellers' Choice award) and City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert entering the Top 10 books of the week.

Our book of the week is Deep Time Dreaming: Uncovering Ancient Australia by Billy Griffiths.  This is a fresh look at...