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7PM INTERVIEW: Don Watson on The Bush, past, present and future – with Caroline Baum

When Don Watson visited Booktopia Caroline Baum sat him down and asked him a few pertinent questions. Don is so laid back he seems ready to drift off at any moment, but don’t be fooled. When he speaks he hits his mark. The bush, its changes and what is threatening it, is no small subject to Don. The Bush by Don Watson Don Watson, author of the acclaimed Recollections of a Bleeding Heart a... Read more

by | December 11, 2014

A Booktopia Exclusive: Waiting for the Man by Arjun Basu

Booktopia is so excited to be in an exclusive partnership with New South Books to present the debut novel of Arjun Basu. If you’re a fan of twitter, chances are you’re a fan of Arjun Basu. Arjun has over 142,000 followers on twitter, where his 140-word short stories have drawn a huge following and a mountain of imitators. We caught up with Arjun to chat about his new book, writing c... Read more

by | June 3, 2014

Best of Booktopia TV: Keneally, Tsiolkas and Nunn in conversation with John Purcell

Tom Keneally – Shame and the Captives John Purcell’s Review One of the drawbacks of living in a society obsessed with the new is that we fail to recognise the simple fact that many things get better with time. There is just no story in ‘Author Gains Wisdom by Living a Long Interesting Life: Talking, Travelling, Reading and Writing’. But there should be. Someone gaining w... Read more

by | February 10, 2014

Best of Booktopia TV – Julie Goodwin & Rick Stein chat to John Purcell

We know that Booktopians have a passion for food, and in these interviews both authors chat about what makes a delicious meal and the way that food can bring people together. Check them out below! Julie Goodwin – Gather How to cook delicious recipes for large and small crowds of family and friends, from the bestselling original Australian MasterChef, Julie Goodwin. Julie Goodwin’s f... Read more

by | February 6, 2014

T.M.Clark, Author of My Brother-But-One, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks T.M.Clark author of My Brother-But-One 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 Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and although I spent my junior school years in boarding school and on a ranch in Zimbabwe, my Senior school years (Standard 6 – 10 or as they say i... Read more

by | December 29, 2013

Amanda Prowse, Author of A Little Love, Clover’s Child, What Have I Done and more answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Amanda Prowse author of A Little Love, Clover’s Child, What Have I Done? and more… 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 East London (for anyone that hasn’t been there, think of the glamour of the West End, the shiny lobbies of smar... Read more

by | December 28, 2013

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mark Greig, son of Tony Greig, talks about his new book Tony Greig : Love, War and Cricket

Grab a copy of Tony Greig : Love, War and Cricket here Tony Greig: Love, War and Cricket by Mark Greig and Joyce Greig Tony Greig was a fearless cricketer, a born entertainer, a stalwart friend and a loving son and father. His death in December 2012 was met with an outpouring of grief from friends, family, fans and colleagues alike. Summer in Australia will never be the same. This enthralling m... Read more

by | November 18, 2013

Eoin Colfer Visits Australia and Announces the Imminent Arrival of The Last Guardian, The Final Book in the Artemis Fowl Series

The Last Guardian, The Eighth and Last Book in the ENORMOUSLY Successful and TOTALLY Addictive Artemis Fowl Series will be Available from 10th July 2012. The Last Guardian Artemis Fowl Series : Book 8 IS THIS ARMAGEDDON FOR ARTEMIS FOWL? Opal Koboi, power-crazed pixie, is plotting to exterminate mankind and become fairy queen. If she succeeds, the spirits of long-dead fairy warriors will rise f... Read more

by | May 20, 2012