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13 November 2017


Asher Award 2017 winners announced

Ruth Clare’s memoir Enemy (Viking) and Libby Hathorn’s picture book A Soldier, a Dog and a Boy (illus by Phil Lesnie, Lothian) have jointly won the 2017 Asher Award. Clare and... Read more


KOALAs 2017 winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs), the children’s choice book awards for New South Wales, have been announced. The winners and honour books in each... Read more
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First authors announced for 2018 Perth Writers Week

The first authors have been announced for the 2018 Perth Writers Week, which runs from 19-25 February. The guests include UK author Alan Hollinghurst, Canadian author Louise Penny and local... Read more

Walkley Book Award 2017 shortlist announced

The Walkley Book Award shortlist for 2017 has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Victoria: The Queen (Julia Baird, HarperCollins) Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia... Read more
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Bestsellers this week x

Jimmy Barnes’ memoir Working Class Man (HarperCollins) is the country’s bestseller for the second week in a row, in a top 10 chart dominated by established, well-known authors. Among them are... Read more

UK book-industry survey finds widespread sexual harassment

UK book-industry journal the Bookseller has released the results of its survey on sexual harassment in the industry, with over half of the 388 respondents reporting that they have experienced... Read more
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