Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2022 Cover design by Christabella Designs Cover photograph: Getty Images
Neela Janakiramanan’s debut is a fiction, but based on her experience as a surgical registrar. The work illuminates publicly reported issues about the deleterious effects of excessive workload on junior doctors and specialist trainees.
Sophie Green has already proved herself a mistress of the women’s friendship story with The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club and The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle. In each case a group of disparate women come together over an interest – this time it is a yoga class.