John Purcell reviews The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by debut author, Holly Ringland. Read more
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About John Purcell
John Purcell (aka Natasha Walker) is the author of The Secret Lives of Emma trilogy published by Random House Australia. The Secret Lives of Emma: Beginnings reached the top ten on the Australian fiction charts and Natasha/John was the tenth highest selling Australian novelist and third highest selling Australian debut author in 2012. The trilogy has since sold over 50,000 copies in print and ebook and has been translated into French, Korean and Polish. John has worked in the book industry for over twenty-five years. While still in his twenties he opened John’s Bookshop, a second-hand bookshop in Mosman in which he sat for ten years reading, ranting and writing. Now he is the Director of Books at booktopia.com.au.
John Purcell reviews Tim Winton's upcoming release, The Shepherd's Hut. Read more
John Purcell reviews Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend Read more
John Purcell reviews Caroline Baum’s Only, the memoir loved by Elizabeth Gilbert, Magda Szubanski and Richard Glover.
"Knowing Caroline, I was prepared for something good. I did not expect this, however." Read more