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A Win For Alice Munro – A Win For Booklovers

The literary world is rejoicing in the news that Alice Munro has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature. Over the last few years more talk has centred around who was overlooked rather than who has won, but this year the world seems at peace with the decision, a tribute to the legacy of Alice Munro. More than ever it feels as though booklovers have a Nobel Prize winner we can ... Read more

by | October 11, 2013

Claire Corbett, author of When We Have Wings, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Claire Corbett author of When We Have Wings 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 Vancouver and spent my early life by the sea. The most joyful part of my childhood was hiking and camping in the Rocky M... Read more

by | June 15, 2011

Bernie McGill, author of The Butterfly Cabinet, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Bernie McGill author of The Butterfly Cabinet 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 the parish of Lavey in County Derry, Northern Ireland, the youngest of ten children. I went to Primary S... Read more

by | April 27, 2011