Search results for tag: Gustave Flaubert

TIME Magazine’s 10 Greatest Books of All-Time

A few years ago TIME magazine asked 125 of the world’s most celebrated writers to name their Top 10 novels of all time. No doubt after the resignations of many, many unpaid interns, they combined all these lists to make the ultimate Top 10 list. We thought we’d share it with you. We’d like a few more women on there but hey, isn’t that always the way. Do you agree with th... Read more

by | February 7, 2015

Kathryn Heyman, author of Floodline, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kathryn Heyman author of Floodline 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 grew up in New South Wales, mainly in Lake Macquarie, where I sailed, kayaked and swam – pleasures that continue to sustain me. I was the youngest... Read more

by | November 21, 2013

13 rue Therese by Elena Mauli Shapiro

Like Flaubert's Madame Bovary more than a century earlier, and Alex Miller's very fine LoveSong of last year, Shapiro writes with enormous insight about the confusion between a woman's desire for a child and her desire for a man. Read more

by | December 31, 2010