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Books On The Go

May 31, 2021

A special episode: Anna chats with Kate and Laura from The Book Club Review Podcast to find the best books for book club reading.

We got together in Adelaide, London and Vancouver to bring you our Top 10:

1. Bonjour Tristesse by Fran├žoise Sagan translated by Heather Lloyd

2. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon...

May 25, 2021

A special episode!

Anna chats with Shawn Mooney from Shawn the Book Maniac.  We talk about the books we've been reading lately.  Some of the books discussed:

My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Growing Up Disabled in Australia edited by...

May 17, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters.

This debut novel about love and parenting in the trans community was long-listed for the Women's Prize.  Described as 'exhilaratingly good' (Jia Tolentino), 'fiercely confident' (O Magazine), 'savvy' (New York Times Book Review) and 'electrifying' (Esquire),...

May 12, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss the 2021 International Booker Prize Shortlist.

Our book of the week is Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden.  This debut novel by one of Britain's best loved poets reimagines Death as a working-class woman who is a muse for Wolf, a troubled writer.  Praised as 'fantastically imaginative'...

May 5, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss the 2021 Women's Prize Shortlist and the winner of the Stella Prize, The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld.

Our book of the week is No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood, author of the hit memoir Priestdaddy.  A Most Anticipated Book of 2021  (O, USA Today, Esquire), a National Bestseller...