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13 October 2023


Australian Political Book of the Year 2023 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the 2023 Australian Political Book of the Year award has been announced. This year’s shortlist includes four titles: Australia’s China Odyssey: From euphoria to fear (James Curran, NewSouth)... Read more


Walkley Book Award longlist announced

The longlist for the Walkley Book Award has been announced. The longlisted works are: The Great Dead Body Teachers (Jackie Dent, Ultimo Press) Ghosts of the Orphanage (Christine Kenneally, Hachette Australia) The... Read more
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Robinsons Bookshop celebrates 60th anniversary x

Independent chain Robinsons Bookshop is celebrating its 60th anniversary this month. Philip and Moira Robinson opened the first Robinsons Bookshop in Frankston, Victoria, in 1963. The shop moved in 1992... Read more

UK Society of Authors questions Spotify deal

The UK Society of Authors (SoA) has expressed ‘deep concern’ about Spotify’s deal with major book publishers announced last week, reports Publishing Perspectives. In a statement to Publishing Perspectives, the... Read more
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The Drowning (Bryan Brown, A&U) x

The accidental drowning death of a local Gumbaynggirr boy—David, from whose viewpoint the book opens—brings a shadow of sadness over a small NSW coastal town. Then a backpacker doesn’t turn up... Read more
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