While wrestling with the challenges of being a masked bookseller, Jo Case recommends some reads for fans of big stories, science, politics, music and comedy – including one book that eerily captures the feeling of this strange year.
Bookseller Jo Case unpacks a stack of enticing new titles, including novels by Richard Flanagan, Nick Hornby and Ian Rankin, a perfect companion read to Netflix series The Crown, two tasty local cookbooks and spooky Halloween reads.
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.