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18 June 2018


Miles Franklin Literary Award 2018 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2018 Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: No More Boats (Felicity Castagna, Giramondo) The Life to Come (Michelle de Kretser, A&U) The Last... Read more


‘Nevermoor’ wins ABA Booksellers Choice Award; booksellers of the year announced

Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor (Lothian) has won the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) Booksellers Choice Award at the 2018 ABA conference awards night, held in Canberra on 17 June. Townsend’s novel was... Read more
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Becker to leave ABA

The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) has announced that CEO Joel Becker will step down from the position at the end of 2018. Becker has served as CEO for eight years,... Read more


UQP sells ‘Call of the Reed Warbler’ in UK, US; Lukins debut to Italy

University of Queensland Press (UQP) has sold UK and US rights for Charles Massy’s Call of the Reed Warbler to Chelsea Green, and Italian-language rights to The Everlasting Sunday by... Read more
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Bestsellers this week x

Political thriller The President is Missing (Century), coauthored by former US president Bill Clinton and James Patterson, sits at the number two spot in this week’s overall bestsellers chart, and is also... Read more


UK Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize for the best science books for children has been announced, reports the Irish News. The six shortlisted... Read more
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