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Have you miss our live Meet the Author videos on Facebook? Don’t worry – we have got you covered.

We received a few requests from our Better Reading community to have our videos available on our website and here they are!

Meet the Author:

We have a terrific collection of author interviews in our video library on Youtube! Click on the links below and watch as they with us about writing, inspiration and their latest books.

Niki Horin: Publishing Director of Five Mile, the children’s imprint of Bonnier Publishing Australia. She’s talking about her kids picks for Christmas.

Karina and Brad Haddin: Speaking with about their family’s heartwrenching story, from Brad’s new book My Family’s Keeper.

Fiona McIntosh: The talented and adorable author talks to us about her wonderful new book The Chocolate Tin

Julia Baird: Journalist, broadcaster and author of the groundbreaking new biography Victoria: The Queen about one of history’s most powerful female leaders, Queen Victoria.

Christina Baker Kline: We’re talking with US author about her incredible and moving novel Orphan Train which has spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list.

Em Rusciano: Is here talking to us about her laugh-out-loud memoir Try Hard.

Anthony Hill: Was a journalist and speech writer before turning his pen to historical non-fiction and most famously, Soldier Boy. We’re talking to him today about his latest book, Young Digger.

Robert Macklin: Author of over 26 books about Australian history. His latest is a fascinating insight into the life of the Australian explorer in Hamilton Hume: Our Greatest Explorer.

Sally Thorne: Was a public servant when she wrote a book for a friend, never intending it to be published. The book – a sexy comedy The Hating Game – was picked up by a New York agent and the rest, as they say, is history.

L J M Owen: Author of the wonderful novel Olmec Obituary and more recently Mayan Mendacity.

Duncan McNab: We spoke to ex-cop and journalist about his gripping new book, Roger Rogerson: From Decorated Policeman To Convicted Criminal – The Inside Story.

William McInnes: Talking about writing, actor and raconteur about his new book Full Bore.

Madelaine Dickie: Talking about surfing, living in remote outback Australia, and her debut novel Troppo.

Robin Leuba & Susannah McFarlane: Talking about their amazing experience of finding each other: they tell all in their heart wrenching memoir Heartlines.

Tess Woods: Talking about her debut novel Love at First Flight.

Sara Foster: Talking about her book All That is Lost Between Us.

Natasha Lester: Author of A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald.

Alex Cearns: At Houndstooth Studio talking about her photography and book Zen Dogs.

Liz Byrski: Talking about her books The Woman Next Door and In Love and War.

Brooke Davis:  The talented writer of the prize winning book Lost and Found.

Karen McDermott:  Founder of Serenity Press about her anthology of writers talking about writing.

Bernice Barry:  Talking about Georgiana Molloy.

Rachael Johns: Talking about her new book The Art of Keeping Secrets.

Melissa Ashley: Talking to us from The State Library of NSW about her book The Birdman’s Wife and showing Elizabeth Gould’s authentic lithographs.

Sarah Ridout: Talking about her debut novel Le Chateau.

Michael Heyward: Talking to the publisher and CEO of Text Publishing, about the 100th Text Classic and why reading Australian books is so important.

Jimmy Barnes: Talking about his new memoir Working Class Boy.

Caroline Kepnes:  Dropped by the Better Reading office to tell us about her thriller You and her latest, Hidden Bodies, which sees the return of serial killer Joe Goldberg

Graeme Simsion: Author of The Rosie Project about his new book The Best of Adam Sharp.

Georgia Clark: Author of new novel The Regulars. It’s like Dorian Gray meets the TV show Girls but with a magical twist.

Nadia Hashimi: Talking about her new book A House Without Windows.

B. Michael Radburn: About what it’s like to be a thriller writer, delving into the dark side and his new novel.

Sebastian Smee: Tells us about his latest book, The Art of Rivalry, about the famed friendships and rivalries of Matisse and Picasso, Bacon and Freud, Manet and Degas, Pollock and de Kooning.

Paullina Simons: Author of the Bronze Horseman, Tully and more…

Liam Pieper: Talks live from Melbourne about his provocative new novel, The Toymaker.

Wendy Walker: About her new book All is Not Forgotten as part of our live from New York promotion.

Lucie Whitehouse: Author of the compelling thriller Keep You Close from her writing space in Brooklyn, New York.

Imbolo Mbue: Talking about her debut novel Behold the Dreamers which has taken the publishing world by storm.

Annette Janic: Talking about her memoir War Child.

Elisabetta Minervini: Author of the gorgeous new cookbook Mammissima. Elisabetta is showing us how simple it is to cook a delicious whole fish.

Anita Heiss: About writing, romance and her new book Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms.

Zoë Morrison: Talks about her compelling debut novel, Music and Freedom.

L.A. Larkin: Talks to us about her new book Devour, sense of place and the thriller’s heroine, the fearless, female journalist, Olivia Wolfe.

Liane Moriarty: Author of Truly Madly Guilty, The Husband’s Secret, Big Little Lies and more…

Suzanne Leal: Talking about her new book The Teacher’s Secret and what inspired a lawyer to turn her hand to fiction.

Ann Turner: Talking about Out of the Ice at Readings Carlton. She’s also got some good news to share.

Fiona McCallum: We are chatting at Matilda Bookshop about how Australian writers will be affected if parallel importation restrictions are lifted.

Nicole Trope: About her latest book Blame and more.

Jane Harper: Author of The Dry talks to us about writing & plot.

Judy Nunn: Supporting Books Create Australia.

Caroline Overington: Talking to us about her book The One Who Got Away.

Toni Jordan: At Abby’s Bookstore in Sydney.


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