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REVIEW: Geoffrey Blainey’s The Story of Australia’s People: The Rise and Fall of Ancient Australia (Review by Justin Cahill)

In his 1994 A Shorter History of Australia, Geoffrey Blainey confided that for “…many years I have been intermittently writing a very long and multi-sided book about Australia’s history, a book which I might never finish.” Coming from the doyen of Australian historians, this was exciting news. A single-author, inclusive and up-to-date account of our past is long over-due. Fast-forward over twen... Read more

by | February 8, 2016

Booktopia’s Website Through the Years

Booktopia turns 12 today. Nearly a teenager! To celebrate, we open the photo album and take a look at the early years, right up to today! 2004 Our very first website! A screenshot from the 7th of February 2004, the day that we sold our very first book! 2004 The green has arrived! The website at 6 months old. Fun Fact: The photo of the fern in the top right was taken by Booktopia’s CEO and... Read more

by | February 4, 2016