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Sarah McDuling on Gemina: It’s laugh-out-loud funny, terrifying, sweetly romantic, utterly devastating.
Sarah McDuling, Emily Meredith and Bronwyn Eley review Gemina, Book 2 in the Illuminae Files. Read more
Sam Carmody answers the Booktopia Book Gurus Ten Terrifying Questions. Read more
Caroline Baum: Commonwealth never lets up on its profound psychological insight and observation of family ties.
Caroline Baum reviews Ann Patchett's latest offering, Commonwealth. Read more
Tess Woods: I want aspiring writers to know that my manuscript was rejected by every single literary agent in Australia.
Tess Woods, author of Love at First Flight, answers the Booktopia Book Guru's Ten Terrifying Questions. Read more
An unpublished story and poem by Charlotte Bronte has been discovered in a much-loved book owned by her mother, Maria Bronte. Maria died when her six children – including the authors Emily, Anne and Charlotte – were very young. Among her possessions was a copy of Robert Southey’s The Remains of Henry Kirke White, which the Bronte Society maintains was “much-treasured” by the family. It wa... Read more
BOOK REVIEW: Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti (Review by Sarah McDuling)
Zeroes is a glorious mix between a comic-book adventure and a heist film. Like Ocean’s Eleven meets The Avengers … except all the characters are teenagers with the kind of superpowers that are often more of a hindrance than a help. Created by the genius trio of Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti – Zeroes is a wildly dynamic and addictive read packed full of ... Read more
Happy 40th anniversary Picador. To celebrate, we have a great prize for one lucky Booktopia customer. Win the full 40th anniversary Picador collection worth $315.00 The winner will be chosen from the customers who buy books from this collection before April 1st 2012. Click here to view the entire Picador 40th Anniversary Collection We also have 35 of Picador’s iconic tote bags to give aw... Read more
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