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22 May 2017

Morrissey, Connolly to be inducted into ABIA Hall of Fame

Novelist Di Morrissey and literary agent Margaret Connolly will be inducted into the ABIA Hall of Fame at a ceremony on 25 May in Sydney. Morrissey will be presented with... Read more


Lee Child tops ALIA most borrowed list; crime and thrillers most popular titles

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has partnered with library provider Civica to compile a list of most borrowed books from Australian libraries from May 2016 to April 2017, with... Read more
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Australians longlisted for 2017 CWA Daggers

A number of Australian authors have been longlisted for the UK Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) 2017 Dagger awards. The Dry by Jane Harper (Macmillan) has been longlisted for the Gold... Read more

MWF 2017 schools program released

The Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF) has released its schools program for 2017. This year’s program, which runs from 28 to 31 August, features US author and tech entrepreneur Amani Al-Khatahtbeh,... Read more
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Eckermann wins inaugural Red Room Poetry fellowship

Ali Cobby Eckermann has won the inaugural Red Room Poetry fellowship. Eckermann was chosen from a shortlist of 10 poets. She receives a $5000 stipend, a $1000 commission to create... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

Paula Hawkins’ Into the Water (Doubleday) has retained the top spot the overall bestsellers chart for its second week of release, ahead of The Barefoot Investor (Scott Pape, Wrightbooks) and The... Read more
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Amazon introduces weekly bestseller lists

In the US, Amazon has introduced a weekly bestseller list that will rank titles based on sales and borrow-rates across all its platforms and formats, reports Publishers Weekly. The Amazon... Read more



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