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Finalists announced for The Man Booker International 2011

News from The Man Booker Prize website: Thirteen writers have made it on to the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration for the fourth Man Booker International Prize, the £60,000 award which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction. The authors come from eight countries, five are published in translation and there are four women on the list. One writer has... Read more

by | March 30, 2011

Rebecca Lim, author of Mercy, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Rebecca Lim, author of Mercy, 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 Singapore but raised and schooled in marvellous Melbourne, Australia. I speak a kind of terrible, pidgin Mandarin Chinese around my rel... Read more

by | November 30, 2010

Booktopia is having a Sale: what to pick? what to pick?

There are so many books to choose from in Booktopia’s 6th Birthday Sale, making a choice can be daunting. Take my hand and let me lead you through the aisles. I’m a bit of a fiction addict so we can start there. We can drift down the Crime aisle and pick up a Peter Robinson, an Ian Rankin, flick through a James Patterson and then pop a couple of Michael Connelly‘s into our bas... Read more

by | February 10, 2010