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4 August 2022

Epic Hikes of Australia and New Zealand

Explore the most thrilling trails of Australia and New Zealand. Win one of 10 copies! Lace up your hiking boots for the next in Lonely Planet’s highly successful Epic Hikes... Read more


Qld Literary Awards 2022 shortlists

The shortlists for the 2022 Queensland Literary Awards have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Queensland Premier’s Award for a Work of State Significance ($25,000) Wounded Country... Read more
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Ultimo acquires Kalagian Blunt thriller ‘Dark Mode’ x

Ultimo Press has acquired ANZ rights for Ashley Kalagian Blunt’s thriller Dark Mode, in a deal brokered by Pippa Masson from Curtis Brown. Described by the publisher as ‘compulsive and... Read more

DoJ, PRH case underway in US

In the US, the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) trial to block Penguin Random House (PRH) from acquiring Simon & Schuster (S&S) began in Washington DC on 1 August. Witnesses called... Read more
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Moon Sugar (Angela Meyer, Transit Lounge, October) x

Mila—40, single, childless—is used to attending to the needs and wants of others. Her own wants, particularly her sexual desires, have always come second. Kyle, a tentative man in his... Read more

August in Kabul: America’s Last Days in Afghanistan

As night fell on 15 August 2021, the Taliban entered Kabul capital of Afghanistan. After a 20-year conflict with the United States, its Western allies and a proxy Afghan government,... Read more
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The Brothers

When Special Forces veteran Jake Harlow returns to the hamlet of Lorne on the Victorian south-west coast for his younger brother Tom’s funeral, he finds a sinister series of notes... Read more



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