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Remembrance Day: 10 Reads on the Costs of War

The one thing Australia and the Commonwealth should never forget is its history, in particular the sacrifices our ancestors made during World World 1 and in subsequent times of conflict. Today, on Remembrance Day, we remember those that have fallen, sacrificing their very lives to provide a better life for us. The below ten books detail the horrors and costs of war, helping us never forget that... Read more

by | November 11, 2015

The Booktopia Book Guru’s ‘How to Look Like You Know Stuff (in Six Easy Steps)’

Tired of being thought a bit of a thickie? Want respect? Want to be considered ‘learned’? Then you’ll want to know stuff. I’ll let you in on a secret, knowing stuff – for real – is hard. It usually takes years of dedication. Not to mention, lots and lots of reading… Still want to know stuff? In truth, knowing stuff isn’t as great as it sounds. Kno... Read more

by | June 17, 2011