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2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist announced

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

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.

The best books we read in April 2018

Booktopia staff reveal the best books they read in April 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.


Three new page-turning crime novels

Booktopia's Sarah and Tanaya review three new page-turning crime novels

Review: Into the Night by Sarah Bailey

Booktopia's Sarah McDuling reviews Into the Night, the latest thrilling novel from Sarah Bailey, author of The Dark Lake.

Welcome to Country by Marcia Langton

Review of Marcia Langton's Welcome to Country - a travel guide to Indigenous Australia.

Eve of Man by Giovanna and Tom Fletcher...

Booktopia's Bronwyn reviews Eve of Man, the first in a new compelling dystopian series from husband and wife team Tom and Giovanna Fletcher.


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.

Peter FitzSimons: The Australians...

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

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.

Kerri Sackville: My book is a zombie...

Out There is the essential book for any woman jumping on the rollercoaster of midlife dating.

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Rosie Walsh: Writing is tough; really tough at times.

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

Emily Power: What not to do when buying...

Editor, journalist and go-to real estate commentator Emily Power on her new book How to Buy a Home.

Kate Wild answers our Ten Terrifying...

Journalist Kate Wild answers our Ten Terrifying Questions on her new book Waiting for Elijah.

Deborah Abela: Is Technology Ruining...

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

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Victoria Aveyard’s War Storm is out today

Victoria Aveyard's War Storm - the fourth and final book in her Red Queen series - is out today. We also run through upcoming YA titles we're excited for.

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?