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8 October 2018


Richell Prize 2018 shortlist announced

Hachette Australia and the Emerging Writers’ Festival have announced the shortlist for the 2018 Richell Prize for emerging writers. The shortlisted writers and their works are: ‘She is Bright Light... Read more


Hardie Grant acquires book based on podcast ‘The Full Catastrophe’

Hardie Grant Books has acquired world rights to The Full Catastrophe, based on the podcast of the same name, via Jeanne Ryckmans at Cameron Cresswell Agency. Edited by podcast hosts... Read more
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Debut novel ‘Half Moon Lake’ sold to US

US and Canadian rights to Kirsten Alexander’s debut novel Half Moon Lake (Bantam, January 2019) have been acquired by Grand Central, an imprint of Hachette Book Group. Natasha Solomun of... Read more


Bestsellers this week x

Scott Pape’s The Barefoot Investor for Families (HarperCollins) has debuted at number one on this week’s bestseller chart and has broken the record to become Australia’s fastest-selling nonfiction title. The new... Read more
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US$75,000 Cundill History Prize 2018 shortlist announced

In Canada, the shortlist has been announced for the Cundill History Prize, which rewards ‘the best history writing in English’. The shortlisted titles are: Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine... Read more
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