Bookseller Jo Case recommends some compelling new reads – from an immersive tale exploring race, identity and privilege, to a thoughtful investigation into how we can find and nurture internal happiness.
Bookseller Jo Case casts her eye over the rich pickings of recently released and soon-to-be-published adult fiction by Adelaide authors, from literary mysteries to a dystopian tale for our troubled times.
There are two kinds of bookshop customer right now: the ones who want escape and those who are after a copy of Albert Camus’s The Plague … or perhaps a contemporary Australian take on the theme.
With opportunities for escapism more necessary than ever, Jo Case recommends five new homegrown books that will transport you to different worlds – from a snowy Toronto beach to a boho household in Melbourne and the Adelaide of the past.
More than 100 authors and thousands of readers will gather in the Pioneer Women’s Memorial Garden for the 2020 Adelaide Writers’ Week. Avid reader, bookseller and session chair Jo Case tells us the 10 authors she’s most excited to see.
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.