Books On The Go
By Anna Baillie-Karas, Annie Waters and Amanda Hayes
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A podcast where we talk about our book of the week. Read along with us!
||CleanEpisode 16: Less by Andrew Sean Greer||Anna and Amanda discuss the New York Times bestsellers, including The President Is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton. Our book of the week is Less by Andrew Sean Greer. A comic novel about a writer traveling the world to avoid his...||16 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje||Anna and Amanda discuss book news: Michael Lewis has signed his latest book deal with Audible as audio-book sales keep growing. Our book of the week is Warlight by Michael Ondaatje. He's known for The English Patient, which has just won the ...||9 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: The Passion by Jeanette Winterson||Anna and Annie discuss book news: the Stella Count is in. Has gender balance in publishing improved? Our book of the week is The Passion by Jeanette Winterson. Set in Boulogne and Venice during the Napoleonic Wars, hugely praised,...||5 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Dark Pines by Will Dean||Anna and Annie discuss book news: Mike McCormack has won the Dublin Literary Award for Solar Bones. And we're looking forward to these book-to-screen adaptations: Crazy Rich Asians, Women in Black and Disobedience. Our book of the week is ...||27 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Delirium by Laura Restrepo||Anna and Annie discuss book news: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie has won the Women's Prize for Fiction and Annie has the latest top 10 best-sellers. Our book of the week is Delirium by Lara Restrepo. A Colombian novel described as 'stunning'...||24 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: From the Wreck by Jane Rawson||Anna and Amanda discuss book news: Liane Moriarty has a new book coming out, Nine Perfect Strangers. Set at a health retreat, it sounds perfectly intriguing! And we chat about the Women's Prize. Our book of the week is From The Wreck by...||20 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: The End by Fernanda Torres||Anna and Annie discuss book news: Philip Roth has passed away. Should we read more of his books? And the Miles Franklin longlist has been announced. Our book of the week is The End by Fernanda Torres, translated by Alison Entrekin. A...||17 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag||Anna and Amanda discuss the late Tom Wolfe, the Wodehouse prize for comic fiction and the British Book Awards. Our book of the week is Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag, translated by Srinath Perur. A New York Times Critics' Top Book of...||14 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Tracker by Alexis Wright||Anna and Annie discuss books news: the #MeToo movement has hit author Junot Diaz and the Nobel Prize. Our book of the week is Tracker by Alexis Wright. This collective biography of Tracker Tilmouth won the Stella Prize. Original, epic...||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: All That Man Is by David Szalay||Anna and Amanda discuss the ABIA awards: winners include Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend, See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt, The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham, The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krassnostein and Working Class Man by Jimmy...||11 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The Red Parts by Maggie Neslon||Anna and Annie discuss books news: Amazon has sold out of Michelle McNamara's book I'll Be Gone In The Dark after news that the Golden State Killer has been arrested. Our book of the week is The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson, a true account...||10 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Circe by Madeline Miller||Anna and Annie discuss this week's best-sellers, including Haruki Murakami's Men Without Women and Meg Wolitzer's The Female Persuasion. Our book of the week is new release Circe by Madeline Miller. Next week, Anna and Amanda will be reading All...||8 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton||Anna and Amanda discuss the Pulitzer Prize winners, including Less by Andrew Sean Greer and DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar. Our book of the week is The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton. Winton is an Australian 'Living Treasure' and has won the Miles...||3 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: In The Garden Of The Fugitives by Ceridwen Dovey||Anna and Annie discuss book news: Tracker by Alexis Wright has won the Stella prize for Australian women's writing. Our book of the week is In The Garden Of The Fugitives by Ceridwen Dovey. She has been called "one of the most exciting writers...||1 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Sight by Jessie Greengrass||Anna and Amanda discuss book news: a new Harry Potter game and a TV adaptation of Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock. Our book of the week is Sight by Jessie Greengrass, shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction. Next week, Anna and...||30 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan||Anna and Annie discuss the latest bestsellers, notably The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton. Our book of the week is The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan, a crime novel set in Ireland. Next week, Anna and Amanda will be reading Sight by Jessie Greengrass.||29 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
What a wonderful podcast for anyone who loves discovering good books. A book club for anyone too busy to be in a real life book club!
Anna, Amanda and Annie are terrifically knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommended!
Love the way the book is discussed between the hosts, giving just enough information after setting the scene and introducing the characters, to make me want to read it.