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29 November 2022

National Survey of Australian Book Authors 2022 findings released x

Macquarie researchers Jan Zwar, Paul Crosby and David Throsby have released the findings of the team’s National Survey of Australian Book Authors. The research, which follows on from a similar... Read more
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'Lessons in Chemistry' wins Dymocks 2022 Book of the Year

London-based American writer Bonnie Garmus’s Lessons in Chemistry (Doubleday) has been named Dymocks Book of the Year for 2022. Set in the early 1960s, Garmus’s debut novel follows chemist Elizabeth Zott,... Read more
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Nash re-elected to Booktopia board; CFC funding ‘hampered by EGM and board activity’ x

Booktopia founder and former CEO Tony Nash was re-elected to the company’s board at yesterday’s annual general meeting (AGM). Nash, who was given notice to step away from executive management... Read more
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Transit Lounge acquires new Matthews novel on online dating x

Transit Lounge has acquired world rights to Never Look Desperate by Rachel Matthews, in a direct author to publisher deal. Matthews’s third novel is described by Transit Lounge publisher Barry... Read more


The Death of John Lacey (Ben Hobson, A&U) x

Ben Hobson’s third novel tells the fragmented story of the life and demise of John Lacey, a ruthless, violent settler of a Victorian gold rush town. John and his brother... Read more



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