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Books On The Go

Apr 30, 2020

A special episode: Anna chats with Jenny Colvin, host of Reading Envy, one of our favourite bookish podcasts.

Our book of the week is An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo, Poet Laureate of the United States.  Joy Harjo has won multiple awards for her poetry telling First Nation stories and is also an acclaimed musician. ...

Apr 26, 2020

Anna and Annie discuss the Women's Prize Shortlist.

Our book of the week is The Glass Hotel by Emily St John Mandel. This is the follow-up to her hugely successful, multi-award winning pandemic novel Station Eleven. Inspired by the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme, it centres on the fraudster's wife Vincent, who...

Apr 20, 2020

Anna and Amanda discuss the Stella Prize winner, See What You Made Me Do by Jess Hill.

Our book of the week is Vernon Subutex 1 and 2 by Virginie Despentes translated by Frank Wynne. Virginie Despentes is a sensation in France and a 'rock and roll Balzac' (Times Literary Supplement).  The Vernon Subutex trilogy...

Apr 15, 2020

A special episode: Anna chats with international number one best-seller Ruth Ware about her new thriller The Turn of the Key.

We have long been fans of Ruth Ware's crime novels, from In A Dark, Dark Wood (optioned by Reese Witherspoon) to The Woman in the Cabin Ten , The Lying Game and The Death of Mrs Westaway. The...

Apr 13, 2020

Anna and Annie discuss the Booker International Shortlist and  Annie recommends new release Phosphorescence by Julia Baird for Aussie April.

Our book of the week is The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel.  This is the much anticipated final book in her trilogy about Thomas Cromwell after her double Booker win with...