"Saunders has woven a kaleidoscopic, dazzling novel based on the death of Abraham Lincoln's son, Willie, in 1862." Read more
Nicole Alexander: There is such a wealth of historical information to draw on when thinking about a new novel.
Nicole Alexander discusses the Australian political climate and the idea that sparked River Run. Read more
Felicity Young: I get grumpy when the phone rings during my writing time. My friends know to leave me alone…
Felicity Young, author of the Dody McCleland historical mystery series answers the Booktopia Book Guru's Six Sharp Questions Read more
One of the most anticipated Australian books of 2016 hits our shelves today - The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith! Read more
Australian National Living Treasure, Tom Keneally, chats with Booktopia about his new book, Napoleon’s Last Island.
Australian author, playwright and novelist Tom Keneally dropped by to sign a few books and chat with us about his latest masterpiece, Napoleon’s Last Island. This enthusiastic and effervescent man has an extraordinary talent for bringing history to life, riveting readers (and listeners) with his compelling storytelling. But don’t take our word for it … have a listen to his pod... Read more
Kate Forsyth is the bestselling and award-winning author of more than twenty books, ranging from picture books to poetry to novels for both children and adults. She chats to Sarah McDuling. Grab a copy of The Beast’s Garden here The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth A retelling of The Beauty and The Beast set in Nazi Germany The Grimm Brothers published a beautiful version of the Beaut... Read more
The Booktopia Book Guru asks Joanna Courtney author of The Chosen Queen Ten Terrifying Questions ____________ 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in St Andrews in Scotland, so definitely consider myself a Scot at heart even though we moved to England when I was only a few months old. Bar lots of lovely visi... Read more
Australia’s highest selling international author, Kate Morton, will be releasing a new book in 2015. Her fifith novel, The Lake House, will be released in October. In 2013, Kate Morton was voted Australia’s Favourite Novelist in a Booktopia readers poll, narrowly beating out Tim Winton and Monica McInerney for the top spot. Morton has sold over nine million books in 33 languages across 38... Read more
Robyn Cadwallader’s debut novel The Anchoress has been met with widespread acclaim, with critics comparing it to Hannah Kent’s 2013 debut Burial Rites. She chats to Booktopia’s Editorial Director Caroline Baum. Grab a copy of The Anchoress here The Anchoress (Review by Caroline Baum) Like Hannah Kent’s award-winning international bestseller Burial Rites, this is one of those o... Read more
We’ve all heard the news and now we are SO excited! Aren’t we? Well, if you haven’t already heard there may be an Absolutely Fabulous film released this year! I have loved this show for so long, I can’t even remember when I started watching it. My mother always hated it but my grandfather adored it, he saw things my way. I think what we both loved about Absolutely Fabulo... Read more