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GUEST BLOG: What Katie Read – The October Roundup (by award-winning author Kate Forsyth)

One of Australia’s favourite novelists Kate Forsyth, author of The Impossible Quest, Bitter Greens, The Wild Girl and now The Beast’s Garden, continues her monthly blog with us, giving her verdict on the books she read in October. My son – like so many others his age – sat his HSC last month, and so I spent lots of time waiting for him outside exam halls and libraries. This meant lots of lovely... Read more

by | November 19, 2015

GUEST BLOG: What Katie Read – The September Roundup (by award-winning author Kate Forsyth)

What Katie Read… One of Australia’s favourite novelists Kate Forsyth, author of The Impossible Quest, Bitter Greens, The Wild Girl and now The Beast’s Garden, continues her monthly blog with us, giving her verdict on the books she’s been reading.   The Quality of Silence by Rosamund Lupton This is one of the most beautiful and haunting psychological thrillers I have ever read. It bre... Read more

by | October 22, 2015

Bestselling Australian Author Kate Forsyth Releases ‘A Small and Very Polite Rant About the Importance of Writers to the World’

Just when we thought we couldn’t love Kate Forsyth any more…. Australian Author Kate Forsyth has released an impassioned plea for increased government support for local authors in the wake of the announcement that $104 million will be removed from the Australia Council for the Arts. A regular guest at writers festivals both home and abroad, Forsyth has always been a highly respected... Read more

by | September 14, 2015

GUEST BLOG: What Katie Read – The June/July Round Up (by award-winning author Kate Forsyth)

One of Australia’s favourite novelists Kate Forsyth, author of The Impossible Quest, Bitter Greens, The Wild Girl and now The Beast’s Garden, continues her monthly blog with us, giving her verdict on the books she’s been reading. It has been a busy few months for me! Every June, I run a writers’ retreat and literary tour in Oxford and the Cotswolds (http://www.kateforsyth.com.au/writing-r... Read more

by | August 11, 2015

GUEST BLOG: What Katie Read – The May Round Up (by award-winning author Kate Forsyth)

One of Australia’s favourite novelists Kate Forsyth, author of The Impossible Quest, Bitter Greens and The Wild Girl, continues her monthly blog with us, giving her verdict on the books she’s been reading. Having at last delivered my novel THE BEAST’S GARDEN, which is set in World War II and so predicated my reading for many months, I have caught up with some books I’ve been wanting... Read more

by | June 3, 2015

GUEST BLOG: What Katie Read – January – April Round Up (by award-winning author Kate Forsyth)

One of Australia’s favourite novelists Kate Forsyth, author of The Impossible Quest, Bitter Greens and The Wild Girl, continues her monthly blog with us, giving her verdict on the books she’s been reading. The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Stedman This novel has at its heart a disturbing moral dilemma. A young woman married to a lighthouse keeper longs for a child of her own, but... Read more

by | May 9, 2015

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – Places 30-21

January is the month of Australian Stories at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down Australia’s 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you! Monday and Tuesday’s announcements had some big surprises, will today be any different? The countdown continues… 30. Traci Harding Traci Harding’s work combines fantasy, facts, history and esoteric beliefs. She has recentl... Read more

by | January 21, 2015