Dystopian adventures, debt-trap misadventures, invisible illness, stories of quiet rebellion and a rollicking boyhood memoir … bookseller Jo Case surveys the strong crop of new books by South Australian writers.
As a bookseller, reader, writer and editor, Jo Case’s list of books that have meant something to her is “ridiculously long”. Here are just a few of them.
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.
Choosing a book for her mum and nana is a Mother’s Day tradition for Jo Case. Here, she recommends some new titles that tick all the boxes.
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.