A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalistic thriller about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, a fiery collection of essays calling for climate action, and an entertaining novel mining the messiness of relationships are among Jo Case’s latest reading recommendations.
The confessions of another bookseller kick off Jo Case’s latest column after a month that has seen her take an accidental (reading) deep-dive into government secrets, cults, weird people and illicit drugs.
As the Christmas book season kicks off, Jo Case recommends some top new releases – including Ian McEwan’s Brexit farce, novels by Charlotte Wood, JM Coetzee and Ann Patchett, and a history of SA-based punk fanzine Roadrunner.
From Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated Handmaid’s Tale sequel and Salman Rushdie’s modern-day riff on Don Quixote, to a gorgeous multi-generational history, a tightly plotted murder mystery and two top new YA novels, Jo Case looks at what’s new on the bookshelves.
Imprints bookseller Jo Case recently stumbled on an ‘accidental reading trail’ that began with award-winning novel Too Much Lip and provided a reminder of the importance of books in helping us understand other experiences of being in the world.
Imprints bookseller Jo Case recommends six new reads – from a fun novel by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert and a killer thriller by Adrian McKinty, to eye-opening political exposés and an exploration of female desire.