Search results for tag: Tim Winton

Quiz: Bestsellers of 2018 … test your book knowledge!

It’s time to test your book knowledge with our quiz on the bestsellers of 2018! How much do you know about the biggest and bestselling books of the year so far? Have you been paying attention to the book world? Do you like to stay up to date with the current trends and popular titles? Are you tapped in to the latest book news and plugged in to the bestseller lists? Are you are a Reading R... Read more

by | August 13, 2018

Tim Winton to release a new book, Island Home, this year!

NEWS FLASH: Arguably Australia’s greatest living writer, Tim Winton, will have a new book out in just a few weeks! Due to be released in September this year, Tim Winton’s Island Home explores the story of how his relationship with the Australian landscape came to be, and how it has determined his ideas, his writing and his life.  It is also a passionate exhortation for all of us to ... Read more

by | July 28, 2015

Australia’s Favourite Author 2015 – The Top 10

The day has arrived. Today we announce Australia’s Top 10 Favourite Authors, as voted by you. Before anything, we want to extend a HUGE thanks to everyone involved with this poll. To all authors, we owe you thanks on so many levels, but on this occasion thank you for rallying your fans and supporting other authors with such vigour. Oh, and for writing the books that we adore. We love you ... Read more

by | January 23, 2015

REVIEW: Eyrie By Tim Winton (Review by John Purcell)

While reading Tim Winton’s latest novel, Eyrie, I couldn’t help thinking about Charlotte Wood’s Animal People, Zadie Smith’s NW and to a lesser extent, Julian Barnes’ Sense of an Ending. All four books have been published in the last five years. Each chronicles the lives of people making do within a society they have inherited. Each book is despairing of the turn the western world has taken. Ea... Read more

by | October 22, 2013