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9 November 2018

Half Moon Lake

A missing boy found in America’s Deep South. To whom does Sonny Davenport belong? A gripping debut novel inspired by real events. Coming January 2019. In 1913, on a summer’s... Read more


Walkley Book Award 2018 shortlist announced

The Walkley Book Award 2018 shortlist has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: The First Casualty (Peter Greste, Viking) No Front Line: Australia’s Special Forces At War in Afghanistan (Chris... Read more
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KOALAs 2018 winners announced

The winners of the 2018 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


Environment Award for Children’s Literature 2018 winners announced

The Wilderness Society has announced the winners of the 2018 Environment Award for Children’s Literature. The winners are: Picture fiction Florette (Anna Walker, Viking) Fiction Wombat Warriors (Samantha Wheeler, UQP) Nonfiction... Read more
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‘Florette’ named on 2018 NYT/NYPL Best Illustrated Children’s Books list

Melbourne-based writer and illustrator Anna Walker’s picture book Florette (Viking) has been named as one of the New York Times (NYT)/New York Public Library’s (NYPL) best illustrated children’s books for 2018.... Read more


Christmas predictions: Annie Waters from Mostly Books in Adelaide

In the lead-up to Christmas, the busiest time of year on the bookselling calendar, Books+Publishing is asking booksellers across the country to predict their biggest sellers and ‘surprise sellers’. In the second... Read more
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Brazilian publishers seek to intervene to save leading retailers from closure

Brazilian publishers are meeting this week to discuss how they might prevent the country’s two largest retailers from closure, reports Publishing Perspectives. The National Syndicate of Book Publishers (SNEl) will... Read more

Amazon’s AbeBooks backflips after booksellers protest

After two days of striking against Amazon subsidiary AbeBooks, antiquarian booksellers around the world have had success, with the retailer apologising and saying it would reverse the decision that prompted... Read more



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