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26 April 2016

Victorian government announces $115m in creative industries funding x

The Victorian government will spend $115m over four years to ‘grow the state’s cultural capital’ as part of its first ‘Creative State’ creative industries strategy. Creative State initiatives will roll... Read more

Vogel 2016 shortlist announced

The shortlisted titles for the 2016 Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award have been announced. The four titles on this year’s shortlist are: The Memory Artist by Katherine Brabon, an ‘intelligent, moving, Russia-themed... Read more

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Bestsellers this week

Two new releases have entered this week’s top 10 bestsellers: Nora Roberts’ The Obsession (Hachette) is this week’s overall bestseller, while Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne’s autobiography Life As I... Read more

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O’Sullivan wins 2016 Wellcome Book Prize

In the UK, neurologist Suzanne O’Sullivan has won the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize for her study of psychosomatic illness, It’s All in Your Head (Vintage), reports the Bookseller. The annual... Read more

Coates, Ferrante, Robinson on ‘Time’ magazine’s 100 most influential list

Authors Elena Ferrante, Marilynne Robinson and Ta-Nehisi Coates are on Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, reports Shelf Awareness. In Time, Lauren Groff... Read more



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