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Kirsten Tranter, author of The Legacy and now, A Common Loss, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kirsten Tranter author of A Common Loss and The Legacy 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 Singapore and raised in Sydney, in the inner west. I studied English and Fine Arts at Sydney Uni and we... Read more

by | December 16, 2011

Winners of the 2011 Australian Book Industry Awards

What follows is a selection of the winners announced at last night’s awards ceremony. ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2011 WINNER: Bereft written by Chris Womersley, published by Scribe Publications It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely re... Read more

by | July 26, 2011

A shortlist of the 2011 ABIA shortlists…

Have your ‘non-binding and totally for fun‘ say – vote in our polls below. Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2011 Bereft written by Chris Womersley, published by Scribe Publications It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. Th... Read more

by | July 8, 2011

The Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist 2011

Congratulations to all of the longlisted authors! Update: Click here for The 2011 Miles Franklin Award Shortlist The longlisted authors are: Jon Bauer – Rocks in the Belly How far can you push a child before he snaps? Rocks in the Belly tells the story of an eight-year-old boy and the adult he becomes. When he is young his mother fosters boys, despite the jealous turmoil it arouses in her... Read more

by | March 17, 2011