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GUEST BLOG: My Five Favourite Books of All Time (by Susan Duncan)

Susan Duncan, author of Gone Fishing, the sequel to the bestselling The Briny Cafe, tells us her five favourite books of all time. Cloudstreet  by Tim Winton It reminds me of what it is to be deeply Australian – the good, the bad, the ugly and the very, very funny. From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint cal... Read more

by | November 5, 2013

Susan Wyndham: On Losing a Parent

After my 2008 book Life in His Hands, about the Sydney neurosurgeon Charlie Teo and his patient Aaron McMillan, a young pianist who had brain cancer, I declared that I would never write another book about illness and death. But then my mother died. Mum faded away so slowly that I didn’t even admit to myself that she was dying. I was an only child and she had been divorced and on her own since I... Read more

by | October 15, 2013

Susan Duncan, author of The Briny Café, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

 The Booktopia Book Guru asks Susan Duncan author of The Briny Café 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 Albury, on the NSW and Victorian border and raised until the age of ten, at nearby Bonegilla Migrant Camp. Later, I attended Clyde Sc... Read more

by | July 29, 2011

Fast movers from November’s Booktopia Buzz

The November Booktopia Buzz is up on the site and I always like to have a look at it about 6 hours after we've sent it to our customers, just to see what is really moving...So, any guesses for the top five for November from the latest Buzz? Read more

by | October 27, 2009