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3 October 2018


Vu, Thomas win 2018 Inky Awards

Peter Vu and Angie Thomas have won the 2018 Inky Awards, presented by the Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria. Peter Vu’s Paper Cranes Don’t Fly... Read more


ASA announces 2018 Barbara Jefferis Award shortlist

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has announced the shortlist for the 2018 Barbara Jefferis Award. The shortlisted titles are: The Trapeze Act (Libby Angel, Text) Troppo (Madelaine Dickie, Fremantle... Read more
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PRH acquires Ronnie Scott’s ‘The Adversary’ in two-book deal

Penguin Random House (PRH) has acquired ANZ rights to Ronnie Scott’s debut novel The Adversary in a two-book deal. PRH acquired rights at auction to The Adversary and a second... Read more


Pages and Pages opens dedicated event space

Pages and Pages Booksellers, situated on Sydney’s North Shore in the suburb of Mosman, has announced it is opening a new dedicated event space. Following the consolidation of Pages and... Read more
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EU council allows VAT-free status for ebooks and audiobooks

The European Union’s (EU) Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) has agreed to allow all EU member states to reduce the amounts of value-added tax (VAT) on ebooks and audiobooks,... Read more


Blakemore wins 2018 Royal Society Science Book Prize

In the UK, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore has won the £25,000 (A$44,140) Royal Society Science Book Prize for her book Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain (Doubleday), reports the Guardian.... Read more
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