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Aug 28, 2019

A special episode: our interview with artist and author Peter Drew about his memoir Poster Boy

Peter is best known for his street art, with his posters 'Real Australians Say Welcome' and 'Aussie' attaining cult status around the country.  "Peter Drew's work changes how we see our streets and country, as well as...

Aug 25, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the National Biography Award , won by Behrouz Boochani for No Friend But The Mountains.  We remember Toni Morrison and discuss Barack Obama's 2019 Summer Reading List

Our book of the week is Three Women by Lisa Taddeo, an investigation into the relationships and desires of three women.  A...

Aug 18, 2019

A special episode: our interview with Stephanie Wood, author of Fake.

Fake is both the story of Stephanie's relationship with a con artist, and an investigation into how we allow ourselves to be duped.  Described as 'fascinating' (The Saturday Paper), 'riveting' (The Australian), and named an 'Unmissable' book of 2019...

Aug 12, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss the Miles Franklin winner, Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko.

Our book of the week is Murmur by Will Eaves, inspired by the life of  Alan Turing. Shortlisted for the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize and winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize, this is a beautifully written, challenging novel that puts you...

Aug 4, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the UK Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards shortlists.

Our book of the week is The Train Was On Time by Heinrich Böll, translated by Leila Vennewitz, with an introduction by Anna Funder.  We loved this novel about a man on his way to war. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Böll...