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2 February 2023

The Shortest History of the Crown

Amidst the turbulence and invasions, upheaval and dissent that characterise British history, one thing has remained remarkably stable. The Crown. Of all the world’s countries, forty-two are still monarchies, but... Read more
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Booktopia secures funding for new CFC x

Booktopia has announced it has secured funding for the development of its planned new customer fulfilment centre (CFC) at South Strathfield. The online retailer says it has finalised a $12... Read more
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Ockham NZ Book Awards 2023 longlists announced

The longlists for the 2023 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards have been announced. The longlisted titles in each category are: Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction Better the Blood (Michael... Read more
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Echo acquires Murphy debut novel ‘That is All’ x

Echo Publishing has acquired world rights to debut novel That is All by Liam Murphy via the NAC Literary Agency. The novel follows young Australian Mark Ward’s quest for redemption... Read more

HarperCollins to cut 5% of its North American workforce

In the US, HarperCollins plans to cut 5% of its employees in North American by 30 June, reports Publishers Weekly. In a memo to employees, HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray said... Read more


Nightbirds (Kate J Armstrong, A&U Children's) x

Magic is illegal in Simta, punishable by death, but that does not mean it does not exist. Matilde, Æsa, and Sayer are nightbirds: privileged girls who have the ability to... Read more

Cobar Wombat and Friends’ Litter Adventure

Cobar Wombat and his friends investigate the source of pieces of rubbish that they find and discover a whole new realisation about litter, the environment, and their relationship with humans.... Read more



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