Search results for tag: Andrew McGahan

Andrew McGahan, author of The White Earth, Praise and more… answers Ten Terrifying Questions

 The Booktopia Book Guru asks Miles Franklin Literary Award Winner Andrew McGahan author of The White Earth, Praise and more… …and now The Coming of the Whirlpool, the first volume in a stunning  fantasy series, Ship Kings Ten Terrifying Questions  ——————————— 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about ... Read more

by | October 12, 2011

The Casuals by Sally Breen (A must if you hit adulthood in the early 1990s)(and have gaps in your memory)

′Three things happened at the dawn of the 1990s that would change everything about how we had lived before. We graduated high school, Microsoft shipped Windows 3.0 and America started the Gulf War. We became adults in the 1990s. The start of the world gone mega. Gone global. Gone mad. We became The Casuals and this is our story.′ The Casuals is the story of the life and times of one young woman... Read more

by | August 1, 2011

The 50 Must Read Australian Novels (40 to 31) (The Popular Vote 2010)

If we mometarily ignore the genius of Hal Porter (37) and the Nobel Prize winning Patrick White (32), the next ten titles on our list could be said to represent the best of modern writing in Australia. Who am I trying to kid? I can’t ignore Hal Porter or Patrick White. The next ten, therefore, can be said to represent the best of Australian writing. No more said. (Full List of 50 Must Rea... Read more

by | December 18, 2010