Our staff share their Spring Reading Stacks

Spring has arrived today and with it – a slew of exciting new books to add to our TBR lists… Here, our staff share what books are sitting on their bedside tables.


Ellen Cregan, bookseller at Readings Doncaster

Against the Double Blackmail by Slavoj Zizek
The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk
How Saints Die by Carmen Marcus
Between You & Me by Mary Norris
Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
The Town by Shaun Prescott
Bridget Crack by Rachel Leary
Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong


Amy Vuleta, shop manager at Readings St Kilda

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
The Long Goodbye (Quarterly Essay 66) by Anna Krien
Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan E. Coyote
The Answers by Catherine Lacey
The Book of Dirt by Bram Presser


Jo Case, editor of Readings Monthly

Please Explain by Anna Broinowski
Can You Tolerate This? by Ashleigh Young
Pulse Points by Jennifer Down
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein
Bitch Doctrine by Laurie Penny
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
At the Strangers' Gate by Adam Gopnik


Chris Somerville, bookseller for Readings online

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Typewriters, Bombs, Jellyfish by Tom McCarthy
The Abundance by Annie Dillard
South and West by Joan Didion
Fat City by Leonard Gardner
Petty Theft by Pascal Girard (translated by Helge Dascher)
The One Inside by Sam Shepard
The Answers by Catherine Lacey


Judi Mitchell, editorial assistant for Readings Monthly

Well of the Winds by Denzil Meyrick
The Peregrine by J.A. Baker
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
This Is Memorial Device by David Keenan
Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty
On the Java Ridge by Jock Serong
And Fire Came Down by Emma Viskic

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