Search results for tag: Tara Moss

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – Places 50-41

January is the month of Australian Stories at Booktopia, and to celebrate we’re counting down Australia’s 50 Favourite Authors, as voted by you! Every day we’ll unveil 10 authors until, on Friday, we announce Australia’s Favourite Author for 2015! Let the countdown begin! 50. Trudi Canavan Trudi Canavan was born in Kew, Melbourne and grew up in Ferntree Gully, a suburb a... Read more

by | January 19, 2015

Time Off? Feed Your Brain This Summer

With summer holidays upon us it’s a good idea to keep our minds active. Here’s a list of the most thought provoking books of 2014. You know, to get you thinking. Revolution by Russell Brand Unstoppable comedian Russell Brand wants YOU to join the revolution. Are you like him, fed-up with the status quo? Do you ask yourself why 1% of the world owns nearly half the wealth? Are you app... Read more

by | December 8, 2014

Tara Moss, author of The Fictional Woman, in conversation with John Purcell

John Purcell’s review of Tara’s new book, The Fictional Woman: I am reading this book now. It is much more than a memoir, Tara takes on the many issues facing women today. From equality in the workplace to motherhood, from the place of advertising in our lives today to the way we tell each other stories, this is a book which needs to be read by men and women. Well written, clearly a... Read more

by | May 17, 2014

Tara Moss, author of The Fictional Woman, labels John Purcell (literally)

Tara Moss has always been a great friend to Booktopia, so for her latest visit we wanted to do something for her. Taking inspiration from her first work of non-fiction The Fictional Woman, Tara and Booktopia’s John Purcell discussed the labels that dominate all of our lives, and in the vein of the amazing cover for The Fictional Woman, Tara drew John’s labels on him for all to see. ... Read more

by | May 16, 2014

Countdown to Australia’s Favourite Novelist: 40-31 as voted by you

Welcome to day two of the unveiling of Australia’s Favourite Novelist, as voted by you. Here’s the story so far: 50. Peter Temple 49. Jay Kristoff 48. Nikki Gemmell 47. Charlotte Wood 46. Andy Griffiths 45. Di Morrissey 44. Christina Stead 43. Christos Tsiolkas 42. Rachael Treasure 41. Morris Gleitzman Don’t forget to pencil in January 25th as a big day on the calender as we c... Read more

by | January 22, 2013

Three Authors Offer Advice for Writers: Tara Moss, Michael Robotham, Paul Merrill

I interview writers every week here on the Booktopia Blog. My Ten Terrifying Questions have been answered by over 250 published authors ranging from mega selling global stars like Jackie Collins and Lee Child to brilliant, relatively unknown debut authors such as Miles Franklin shortlisted Favel Parret and Rebecca James. In each of these interviews I ask the following question: Q. What advice d... Read more

by | December 13, 2012