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Claire Corbett, author of When We Have Wings, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Claire Corbett author of When We Have Wings 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 Vancouver and spent my early life by the sea. The most joyful part of my childhood was hiking and camping in the Rocky M... Read more

by | June 15, 2011

Bill Bryson – Richard Dawkins – Vincent Van Gogh

Useless knowledge. I’d say my mind is more than half-full with the gunk. I know bits and pieces of things. For instance, I know some of the names of the seven dwarfs and some of the states of the USA. I still know how to programme a video recorder (a what?). For some reason I know who Judith Krantz is (or should I say, was?) and that there was reference to her in the movie Wolf. Why do I know t... Read more

by | January 4, 2010