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3 August 2017


Robinsons to open Canberra store in October

Independent bookselling chain Robinsons Bookshop is opening a store in Canberra on 31 October. The store is Robinsons’ 10th and its first outside of Melbourne. It will open alongside other... Read more


First guests announced for 2017 Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival

The Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival has announced the first guests for its 2017 program, which runs from 14-17 September in Hobart. UK author A C Grayling will deliver the... Read more
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The Lifted Brow launches imprint Brow Books

The Lifted Brow (TLB) has announced its new books imprint, Brow Books. In a statement on its website, the imprint said it will publish ‘across a variety of genres, styles... Read more


Fine shortlisted for Royal Society Science Book Prize

Australia-based British author Cordelia Fine has been shortlisted for the 2017 Science Book Prize for her book Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of our Gendered Minds (Icon Books). Fine’s book is one... Read more
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NZ Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement 2017 announced

Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement, worth NZ$60,000 (A$55,900) each. Novelist Witi Ihimaera has been honoured in the fiction category,... Read more


Book blogger spotlight: Half Deserted Streets

For blogger Danielle Carey, Instagram ‘feels like the most enthusiastic and inviting place to flail about books online’. Her Instagram-based microblog, Half Deserted Streets, reaches 11,000 followers, but she also... Read more
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