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Congratulations to Madeline Miller who has won the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012 for The Song of Achilles

The Orange Prize for Fiction Winner 2012 From the Orange Prize website: 19.15pm, London, 30 May 2012 — American author Madeline Miller has won the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction with her debut novel The Song of Achilles (Bloomsbury). 2012 marks the seventeenth year of the Orange Prize, which celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility in women’s writing from throughout the world. At an ... Read more

by | May 31, 2012

Orange Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2012

The Orange Prize for Fiction Shortlist 2012 Esi Edugyan – Half Blood Blues This is a new part of an old story: 1930s Berlin, the threat of imprisonment and the powerful desire to make something beautiful despite the horror. Chip told us not to go out. Said, don’t you boys tempt the devil. But it been one brawl of a night, I tell you. The aftermath of the fall of Paris, 1940. Hierony... Read more

by | April 19, 2012

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

Cherise Saywell, author of Desert Fish, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Cherise Saywell author of Desert Fish 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 Northern NSW, in Lismore, the oldest of four girls. I grew up nearby in Casino. I hung about after I left school, failed misera... Read more

by | February 28, 2011