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Books On The Go

Jun 22, 2021

Happy Pride Month!

Anna and Annie discuss some favourite LGBTQIA+ books that we have read recently:

Bessie Smith by Jackie Kay

Memorial by Bryan Washington

Real Life by Brandon Taylor

Dreamland by Rosa Rankin Gee

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Detransition, Baby by...


Jun 9, 2021

Anna and Annie discuss the Booker International Prize winner and the Miles Franklin Award Longlist.

We reveal our top crime book recommendations:

- Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke

- Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham

- Northern Spy by Flynn Berry

- The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Leznevich

- Fog by Kaja...


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),...