Search results for tag: Breath

Kylie Ladd, author of Last Summer, answers Six Sharp Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kylie Ladd author of Last Summer and After the Fall Six Sharp Questions —————————— 1. Congratulations, you have a new book. What is it about and what does it mean to you? Last Summer is about what happens to a close group of friends when the man at their centre, Rory Buchanan, dies unexpectedly… it’s ... Read more

by | June 30, 2011

The Life by Malcolm Knox. A review by author Kylie Ladd

Malcolm Knox knows how to get my attention. I first became aware of him when I chanced across his 2006 book Secrets Of The Jury Room, a dramatic account of his experiences as a juror on a lengthy criminal trial. A few years earlier I had been in a similar situation as the foreperson on a month-long trial at the Supreme Court of Victoria, a case which involved rape, arson and decapitation with a... Read more

by | May 30, 2011

Tim Winton’s Breath wins Miles Franklin Award

Congratulations to Tim Winton who last night picked up the Miles Franklin Award for the fourth time for his novel Breath. “I’m stoked, of course, but also mindful that there are terrific writers who will be feeling pretty stiff tonight, because their books are more than good enough to have won,” said Winton. “To some extent I feel like the kid who’s simply left hol... Read more

by | June 19, 2009