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ABA Booksellers of the Year 2016 finalists announced

The finalists for the 2016 Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) Booksellers of the Year awards have been announced.

The finalists for the Bookseller of the Year award are:

  • Annie Grossman, Annie’s Books on Peregian, Peregian Beach, QLD
  • Anna Low, Potts Point Bookshop, Sydney
  • Christine Gordon, Readings, Melbourne
  • Deb Force, The Sun Bookshop, Melbourne

The finalists for the Young Bookseller of the Year award are:

  • Sarah Deasy, Avid Reader, Brisbane
  • Amelia Lush, Better Read Than Dead, Sydney
  • James Redden, Harry Hartog, Canberra
  • Bronte Coates, Readings, Melbourne
  • Marie Robineau, Brunswick Street Bookstore, Melbourne.

The winners will be announced during this year’s ABA Conference in Canberra on 29 May.

In 2015, Karen Ferris from Berkelouw Books was named Bookseller of the Year and Gerard Elson from Readings was named Young Bookseller of the Year.


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