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15 September 2017


Australian bestsellers in August: Young, Pape top fiction, nonfiction charts x

Colombiano, the debut novel by Rusty Young, author of the bestselling nonfiction book Marching Powder, has debuted in the monthly Australian fiction bestsellers chart in first place. Young’s novel was ahead... Read more


Shortlists for Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes announced

The shortlists for the Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes have been announced. The shortlisted works and their authors are: Tasmania Book Prize for the best book with Tasmanian content in any... Read more
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2017 WestWords Varuna writers in residence announced

Western Sydney youth literature centre WestWords has announced the recipients of the 2017 Western Sydney Residential Program, run in partnership with Varuna, the Writers House in the Blue Mountains. This... Read more


Amazon deletes hundreds of reviews of Clinton memoir

In the US, Amazon has deleted hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton’s new memoir, What Happened (S&S), reports Quartz. The book, in which Clinton reflects on how she lost... Read more
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Bookselling Without Borders launches Kickstarter to send booksellers overseas

In the US, advocacy group Bookselling Without Borders has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a scholarship fund to send independent booksellers to international book fairs, reports Lithub. The project aims... Read more
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