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21 November 2017


Stella Prize launches Read Up resource

The Stella Prize has launched a series of reading lists for young people aged 15-24 ‘to help guide their thinking about sexuality, relationships, gender, minds and bodies, and diverse cultures’.... Read more


ACT Book of the Year 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 ACT Book of the Year Award has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: Fighting Fit (Laura Dawes, Orion) Maps of Small Countries (Russell Erwin, Ginninderra... Read more
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Colpoys wins British Book Design Award

The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker, designed by Scribe associate art director Allison Colpoys, has won the Best Jacket/Cover Design category at the British Book Design and Production Awards. Colpoys... Read more


‘The Story of a Brief Marriage’ wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Anuk Arudpragasam has won the ​US$25,000 (A$33,110) DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017 for his novel, ​The Story of a Brief Marriage (Granta), reports the Guardian. Arudpragasam’s novel is... Read more
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France wins 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize for ‘How to Survive a Plague’

David France has won the £30,000 (A$50,812) Baillie Gifford Prize for nonfiction writing for his account of the AIDS epidemic How to Survive a Plague (Picador), reports the Bookseller. France was chosen... Read more
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