Louisa, Kiran and Jenna are back with all the latest book news, reviews and gossip.
This month – authors are being ferried all over New Zealand to speak to you, the reader; the PANZ Book Design Awards are upon us; and the Man Booker Prize Longlist has just been announced.
We also give you some book reviews, non book reviews and delve into the art of not giving a fuck (but is this okay?)
And we know you’ve been waiting for it: this month’s quiz takes us back to high school classics.
DISCUSSED IN THIS PODCAST:
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Sabrina by Nick Drnaso
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Louisa’s Review: Outline and Transit by Rachel Cusk
Jenna’s Review: Poukahangatus by Tayi Tibble (Steve Braunias’ Spinoff live interview)
Kiran’s Review: Modern Nature by Derek Jarman
WITH MENTIONS OF
Aftermath – Rachel Cusk
Was She Pretty? – Leanne Shapton
Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris – Leanne Shapton
Hollywood Babylon – Kenneth Anger
To the River – Olivia Laing
Crudo – Olivia Laing
A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara
Pitch Dark and Speedboat – Renata Adler
NON BOOK REVIEWS
Love, Nina on Lightbox
Chelsea Jade, Personal Best
The new series of the You Must Remember This podcast