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22 November 2018

An Elephant on Your Nose

MI6-trained former Australian intelligence operative Warren Reed has released his third spy novel, An Elephant on Your Nose, throwing the spotlight on Asia’s emerging influence in global espionage. British intelligence operative... Read more


‘The Dead Still Cry Out’ wins Nib Literary Award

Helen Lewis’ The Dead Still Cry Out (Text) has won the Waverley Council’s Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award for 2018. The book tells the true story of Lewis’... Read more
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Book-to-screen projects receive Screen Australian funding

Two book-to-film adaptations feature among the projects receiving story development funding from Screen Australia. The projects, and their producers, are: A feature film adaptation of Finding Sanity: John Cade, Lithium and... Read more

Amazon unblocks Oz shoppers from US store

Australian consumers are now able to purchase and ship items from Amazon’s international website, according to a statement from Amazon. The retailer suspended shipping to Australian addresses from its international website... Read more
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‘The Women in Black’ sells in multiple territories after translation rights made available after 12 years x

Text Publishing has sold rights in multiple territories to Madeleine St John’s The Women in Black, alongside several other books by St John, after translation rights were made available for... Read more


Riwoe sells third Heloise Chancey novel to UK's Legend Press x

Brisbane-based author Mirandi Riwoe has sold world rights to her historical crime fiction novel The Death of Me to UK publisher Legend Press. Rights were acquired by Legend commissioning editor Lauren... Read more
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Motorbike-riding librarians visit Bega on annual library tour

Motorbike library-tour group Biblio Turismo has visited Bega library as part of its annual tour of New South Wales libraries, reports Bega District News. Between 8-11 November the group visited libraries... Read more

Chinese author jailed for publishing gay erotic novel

In China, an erotic novelist has been sentenced to over a decade in prison for writing and selling a gay porn novel, reports the Guardian. The book in question, Gongzhan... Read more



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