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29 August 2022


Booktopia reports revenue up 7.5%; earnings down 54%; reaches agreement with ACCC x

Online retailer Booktopia grew its revenue 7.5% in the 12 months to 30 June, while its underlying earnings fell 54% over the same period. In its full-year preliminary results, Booktopia... Read more


Ned Kelly Awards 2022 winners announced

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) has announced the winners of the 2022 Ned Kelly Awards. The winning titles in each category are: Best debut crime fiction Banjawarn (Josh Kemp,... Read more
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Davitt Awards 2022 winners announced

Sisters in Crime Australia has announced the winners of the 2022 Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women. The winning titles in each category are: Adult crime novel... Read more


CBCA Shadowers’ Choice Awards 2022 winners

The winners of the inaugural 2022 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Sun Project: Shadowers’ Choice Awards, chosen by groups of young people, have been announced. The winning books in... Read more
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A&U acquires new Morton novel

Allen & Unwin has acquired ANZ rights to Kate Morton’s new novel Homecoming. Described by the publisher as ‘an epic novel that spans generations’, Homecoming explores the power of motherhood,... Read more


Gunty wins inaugural Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize

In the UK, US author Tess Gunty has won the inaugural £5000 (A$8520) Waterstones Debut Fiction prize for The Rabbit Hutch (Oneworld), reports the Bookseller. The Rabbit Hutch describes the... Read more
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The Soulmate (Sally Hepworth, Macmillan)

Sally Hepworth delivers another brilliant, page-turning domestic thriller with her eighth novel The Soulmate. Set in the idyllic coastal town of Portsea, sheltered from the hustle of city life, the... Read more


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