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9 December 2016

Final ‘B+P Daily’ for 2016

This issue of the Books+Publishing Daily will be the last for 2016. The Daily will return on Monday 9 January. The Books+Publishing team wishes our subscribers all the best for the... Read more

Shorten confirms Labor won’t back PIR repeal x

Federal Labor Party leader Bill Shorten has confirmed the Labor Party will not support the government’s proposal to repeal parallel import restrictions (PIRs), in a letter addressed to Melbourne University... Read more
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Black Inc. acquires memoir from Scribe Nonfiction Prize shortlistee x

Black Inc. publisher Aviva Tuffield has acquired a memoir from 24-year-old Queensland writer Lech Blaine, who was shortlisted for this year’s Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers. Blaine’s Car Crash:... Read more

Australian publications, booksellers recommend their top titles for 2016

A number of Australian publications and booksellers have released their recommended books for 2016. The Fairfax’s Sydney Morning Herald and Age publications have compiled their annual round-up of Australian writers’... Read more
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‘KYD’ announces new staff, appoints Elson as book critic

Literary magazine Kill Your Darlings (KYD) has announced a number of staff changes for 2017, including the appointment of Gerard Elson to the role of KYD book critic. Elson, who... Read more

New Zealand publishing recovers after weak 2013-14

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers report shows a recovery in the New Zealand book publishing industry in 2015 after weak years in 2013 and 2014. The report estimates the total value of... Read more
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European book sales up slightly in 2015

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has released a survey showing a ‘small increase’ in total sales revenue in 2015 for publishers in the European Union and the European Economic... Read more



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