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Book of the Year 2022

With Peter Rose, Beejay Silcox and Frank Bongiorno
The ABR Podcast 22 December 2022

Book of the Year 2022

With Peter Rose, Beejay Silcox and Frank Bongiorno
The ABR Podcast 22 December 2022

Books of the Year 2022


This week’s episode of the ABR podcast is devoted to the Books of the Year. ABR Editor Peter Rose, critic and writer Beejay Silcox and historian Frank Bongiorno discuss the books that stirred them most in 2022. This follows ABR’s December Books of the Year feature, with contributions from thirty-six writers and critics. Listen to Peter Rose, Beejay Silcox and Frank Bongiorno discuss the best books of 2022.



Books mentioned in this podcast:

Decorum Serves the Rich by Anwen Crawford

The Book of Goose by Yiyun Li

The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies by Jo Lloyd

Making Australian History by Anna Clark (reviewed in the March 2022 issue of ABR)

Elizabeth and John: The Macarthurs of Elizabeth Farm by Alan Atkinson

The Bodyline Fix: How women saved cricket by Marion Stell

Jesustown: A novel by Paul Daley

The Diplomat by Chris Womersley

Oh William! and Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout

The Promise by Damon Galgut

Childhood by Shannon Burns

Emperors in Lilliput: Clem Christesen of Meanjin and Stephen Murray-Smith of Overland by Jim Davidson

The Jaguar by Sarah Holland-Batt

Animals with Human Voices by Damen O’Brien

Eliot After ‘The Wasteland’ by Robert Crawford

The Hyacinth Girl by Lyndall Gordon

The Idea of Australia by Julianne Schultz

Australia's China Odyssey: From euphoria to fear by James Curran

Shirley Hazzard: A writing life by Brigitta Olubas

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Faith, Hope and Carnage by Nick Cave and Seán O’Hagan


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