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Books On The Go

May 20, 2024

A special episode!  Anna chats with author Kemper Donovan about his new crime novel THE BUSY BODY, the first in the Ghostwriter series.

A contemporary murder mystery told in the spirit of the Golden Age by the host of the All About Agatha podcast, THE BUSY BODY has been described as Veep meets Agatha Christie and a...


May 9, 2024

Anna and Annie discuss the 2024 Stella Prize winner and the Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist.

Our book of the week is Thunderhead by Miranda Darling. A black comedy, set in suburbia, about one woman's struggle to be free, it has been described as a 'feminist triumph and homage to Virginia Woolf' (Australian Book...


May 1, 2024

Anna and Annie find some book recommendations to read along with Taylor Swift's new album The Tortured Poets Department.

Our book of the week is Question 7 by Richard Flanagan.  This memoir encompasses H. G. Wells, nuclear physics and the atomic bomb and ends in Tasmania, Australia. Memories, encounters and...


Apr 18, 2024

Anna and Annie discuss the 2024 Stella Prize shortlist.

Our book of the week is Butter by Asako Yuzuki translated by Polly Barton. Described as 'a novel of food and murder' this follows Riko, a journalist, who investigates serial killer Manako Kajii.  Kajii allegedly seduced rich men with her cooking before...


Apr 10, 2024

Anna and Annie discuss the 2024 Stella Prize Shortlist

We reveal our favourite recent crime reads.  Our recommendations are:

The Many Lies of Veronica Hawkins by Kristina Perez
Death of a Lesser God by Vaseem Khan
The Sleeping Nymph by Ilaria Tutti translated by Ekin Oklap
To Love and Be Wise by Josephine Tey
The...