Neela Janakiramanan – The Registrar

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.

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Sophie Green – Thursdays at Orange Blossom House

Hachette, Australia, 2021

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.

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