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21 April 2017

Amazon ‘making plans’ for Australian entry

Amazon has confirmed to Business Insider it is ‘making plans now’ to bring a retail offering to Australia. In a brief statement, Amazon said it is ‘excited to bring thousands of... Read more

REAL Awards 2017 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the 2017 Reading & Enjoying Australian Literature (REAL) Awards, which act as shortlists for children’s choice book awards in New South Wales (KOALAs), Northern Territory (KROC Awards)... Read more
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Children’s and YA bookstore Squishy Minnie opens in regional Victoria x

A new children’s and YA specialist bookstore, Squishy Minnie, has opened in the regional town of Kyneton in Victoria. Owner Kristen Proud told Books+Publishing the store has a focus on... Read more


Book blogger spotlight: Genie in a Book

Eugenia Alabasinis’ blog Genie in a Book began in 2014 with a sole focus on YA novels, but has since expanded to include a range of adult fiction. Alabasinis spoke... Read more
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Man Booker International Prize 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Compass (Mathias Enard, trans by Charlotte Mandell, Fitzcarraldo Editions) A Horse Walks into a... Read more
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