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20 September 2017


HGE acquires four-book adventure series by Sydney bookseller in six-figure deal

Hardie Grant Egmont (HGE) has acquired world rights to four books in a new adventure series by Sydney bookseller and debut author Jeremy Lachlan, in a six-figure deal that followed... Read more


Waverley Library Award 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlists for the 2017 Waverley Library Award for Literature, known as ‘the Nib’, and the Military History Prize, have been announced. The shortlisted titles for the Waverley Library Award for... Read more
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Fine wins 2017 Royal Society Science Book Prize

Melbourne-based British author Cordelia Fine has won the £25,000 (A$42,185) Royal Society Prize for Science Book of the Year for her book Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of our Gendered... Read more


Parliamentary Friends of Australian Books and Writers launched

The Parliamentary Friends of Australian Books and Writers (PFABW) was launched at Parliament House in Canberra on 12 September. The group is co-chaired by Liberal senator Linda Reynolds and Labor... Read more
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‘Financial Times’ 2017 Business Book of the Year shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for the £30,000 (A$50,655) Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award has been announced. This year’s six shortlisted titles are: The One... Read more
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