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2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist announced

The longlist for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced.

RUBY Award finalists announced

Romance Writers of Australia (RWA) announce the finalists for the Romantic Book of the Year Award (RUBY).

Philip Roth passed away at age 85

Philip Roth, the Pulitzer Prize winning American author, has died at aged 85.

Bill Gates recommends

Microsoft Corporation and known philanthropist Bill Gates announces his picks for his 5 book recommendations of 2018.

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The 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards Announced

The 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards winners have been announced.

Arrest made in the Golden State Killer...

Michelle McNamara's novel I'll Be Gone in the Dark proved useful in a development in the 40 year search for the Golden State Killer.

The 2018 Stella Prize Winner

Congratulations to Alexis Wright, winner of the 2018 Stella Prize for Tracker.

Announcing the 2018 CBCA Awards...

The CBCA has announced the shortlist for the 2018 CBCA Awards.


7 New YA Reads We Loved

Tanaya Lowden, Sarah McDuling and Bron Eley review 7 new YA releases.

Review: The Other Wife by Michael...

Review of crime writer Michael Robotham's newest book The Other Wife.

That Metal Man reviews Haynes’...

Get your Spitfire, Death Imperial Star or U.S.S. Enterprise flying again with Haynes' Owners' Workshop manuals.

Staff review: Runnin’ With The...

Booktopia's That Metal Man reviews Runnin' With The Devil, a look inside Van Halen unlike any you've ever seen from their former manager Noel Monk.


Patrick Ness: “Anybody can write a book but only authors end them.”

Booktopia chats with Patrick Ness, bestselling author of the Chaos Walking series, about his upcoming novel And the Ocean Was Our Sky.

Peter FitzSimons: The Australians...

Australia's historian Peter FitzSimons brings the battle of Le Hamel to life in his new book Monash's Masterpiece.

Reece Carter on The Happy Gut

Australia's local herb nerd Reece Carter is back with his second book The Happy Gut, looking at recipes to help treat a range of everyday gut ailments.

Tony Park: I’m still drawing on life...

Tony Park - author of Far Horizon, The Cull, Ivory - is back with his latest book Captive. He sits down to talk to Booktopia about this latest adventure.

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John Purcell: Everything I had done up till now had been research for The Girl on the Page.

Booktopia's own John Purcell chats about the inspiration behind his new novel The Girl on the Page.

Bri Lee: “Don’t wait for...

Bri Lee answers the Booktopia Guru's Ten Terrifying Questions on Eggshell Skull - her fiercely intelligent and heartbreakingly honest memoir.

Megan Goldin’s inspiration behind...

Megan Goldin, bestselling author of The Girl in Kellers Way, talks about the elevator horror story that inspired her to write The Escape Room.

Rosie Walsh: Writing is tough; really...

Author and blogger Rosie Walsh talks about her new novel Ghosted, a powerful story about grief, love, mental health and hope.

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Aaron Blabey: I’ve never been so happy.

Bestselling children's author, Aaron Blabey, is back with episode 7 in his hilarious series with The Bad Guys: Do-You-Think-He-Saurus?!

Jeff Kinney: It’s unbelievable...

Bestselling children's author, Jeff Kinney, is interviewed by his creation Greg Heffley, the balding, wimpy protagonist of the Diary of Wimpy Kid series.

Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies

Andrew Hansen and Jessica Roberts bring you this hilarious adventure - Bab Sharkey and the Animal Mummies: The Weird Beard.

Deborah Abela: Is Technology Ruining...

Children's author and teacher Deborah Abela on is technology ruining your child's spelling?