In Praise Of The New
Along with David Ballantyne's Sydney Bridge Upside Down, and Abdellah Taia's An Arab Melancholia, David McLaughlin reads the 2012 Vogel winner Eleven Seasons and reminisces on his Aussie Rules stint with the Seven Hills Bombers.
The Wilder Aisles
Janice recommends the adventures of Ingvar Ambjornsen's Elling and Louise Welsh's new mix of paranoia, fear & dark secrets - The Girl on the Stairs.
Our children's book experts review a selection of children's literature from picture books to teen fiction.
Anwyn Crawford recommends Tom Watson & Martin Hickman's Dial M for Murdoch, and dreams of lunching with Jarvis Cocker.
Scott Donovan highly recommends the documentary about Harry Belafonte, Sing Your Song, and the Peter Kosminsky Collection plus DVDs from classic film to new Danish TV.
Stephen Reid huddles up with Village School by Miss Read, Reveille in Washington by Margaret Leech, and Midnight in Peking by Paul French.
Winton's Paw Prints
Bookshop Cat Winton takes a trip down memory lane into Nino Culotta's They're a Weird Mob.
What We're Reading
John's been reading Iain Bank's Stonemouth, Louise reviews Elizabeth Strout's Abide With Me and Viki tackles The Woman Who Wasn't There.