Daily Newsletter (end March 2022)
5 September 2016

NSW Premier’s History Awards 2016 winners announced

The winners of the 2016 New South Wales Premier’s History Awards have been announced. The winners in each category are: Australian History Prize ($15,000) Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction... Read more

Close to 5000 attend inaugural Canberra Writers Festival x

Just under 5000 visitors attended the inaugural Canberra Writers Festival, which ran from 26-28 August at various locations across the city. Festival director Vickii Cotter told Books+Publishing organisers were ‘blown... Read more

Inaugural Australian Short Story Festival program launched

The program has been launched for the inaugural Australian Short Story Festival, which runs from 21-23 October in Perth. Cate Kennedy will deliver the opening address and Kim Scott will... Read more


Moriarty, Catton to be adapted for screen

Australian author Liane Moriarty and New Zealand author Eleanor Catton have had their books picked up for screen adaptations. Film rights to Moriarty’s latest novel Truly Madly Guilty (Macmillan) have... Read more


Bestsellers this week

Two dad-themed picture books are among the fastest movers this week, with Father’s Day propelling Why I Love My Daddy (illus by Daniel Howarth, HarperCollins) to the top of the... Read more

Pew Report: US ebook sales flat, overall book readership steady

In the US, a new report by the Pew Research Center has found overall book readership and ebook readership rates are steady, among other findings. The Book Readership 2016 report... Read more



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