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19 June 2017


Miles Franklin Literary Award 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award was announced at the Australian Booksellers Association’s gala dinner in Melbourne on 18 June. The shortlisted titles are: An Isolated Incident... Read more


‘The Birdman's Wife’ wins ABA Booksellers Choice Award; booksellers of the year announced

Melissa Ashley’s The Birdman’s Wife (Affirm) has won the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) Booksellers Choice Award at the 2017 ABA conference awards night, held in Melbourne on 19 June. Ashley’s... Read more
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Magabala celebrates 30th anniversary

Broome-based publisher Magabala Books is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. Magabala CEO Anna Moulton told Books+Publishing the anniversary is an opportunity to ‘celebrate the foresight of the Kimberley Aboriginal... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

After creeping up the ranks in previous weeks, Michael Mosley’s healthy eating guide The Clever Guts Diet (S&S) has taken the top spot in this week’s top 10 bestsellers chart,... Read more
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Bew’s ‘Citizen Clem’ wins Orwell Prize for Books 2017

In the UK, John Bew has won the the £3000 (A$5547) Orwell Prize for Books for Citizen Clem (Quercus), a biography of former UK Prime Minister Clement Attlee, reports the... Read more
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