Category Archives: Australian Fiction

Bookfest bonanza

One of the joys of January for me is the Lifeline Bookfest in Brisbane. This is one of the biggest second-hand book sales in the state of Queensland, and I came home loaded down with new reading. And some great … Continue reading

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The Rosie Project

Best-selling Australian author Graeme Simsion was kind enough to sign his second book, The Rosie Effect, for me last night. It was the second time I’d met Simsion. The first was last year at the Margaret River Readers and Writers … Continue reading

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Talking to Matthew Condon

Meeting a favourite author is always a thrill. ┬áThis week I had the pleasure of talking to Australian writer Matthew Condon, a prolific author of fiction and non-fiction books when he is not at his day job as a journalist … Continue reading

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