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Books On The Go

Oct 27, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the shock Booker Prize annoucement:  Margaret Atwood's The Testaments (ep 88) and Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other were joint winners.  We have thoughts!  For starters, see this great article by Sam Jordison. Go behind the scenes at the awards dinner with Eric Karl Anderson here.


Oct 20, 2019

Anna and Annie discuss Women in Translation Month, started by Meytal Radzinski and now a global event (yes, it was in August but we're celebrating it year-round ;) ). In keeping with our theme, Elena Ferrante has a new book coming out in November, translated by Ann Goldstein. 

Our book of the week is Our Life in the...

Oct 13, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction.

Our book of the week is Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout.  This was a best-seller, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2009 and was made into an Emmy award-winning mini-series. We loved it and cannot wait for the sequel, Olive, Again, due...

Oct 6, 2019

A special episode: our interview with author Tracy Chevalier about her latest novel, A Single Thread.

Tracy is best known for Girl With the Pearl Earringwhich was made into an Oscar-nominated film.  A Single Thread is a Most Anticipated Book of Fall (TIME, USA Today) and one of New York Post's Fall Novels Everyone's...