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6 June 2019

Three Women

‘Absolutely compelling.’—Leigh Sales ‘A masterpiece at the same level as In Cold Blood.’—Elizabeth Gilbert ‘One of the most brilliant books I’ve ever read.’—Mia Freedman ‘Addictive, totally addictive. Brilliant.’—Dolly Alderton ‘Indescribably... Read more


NZ Book Awards for Children and YA 2019 finalists announced

The shortlists for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Picture book award Mini Whinny: Happy Birthday... Read more
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S&S acquires global rights to two new Kathy Reichs novels x

Simon & Schuster (S&S) has acquired global rights to two new novels by bestselling crime fiction writer Kathy Reichs. The first novel, A Conspiracy of Bones and Blood, will be... Read more


Parrish wins Lambda award for graphic novel

Canada-based Australian comics artist Tommi Parrish has won the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for a graphic novel for their book The Lie and How We Told It (Fantagraphics). The Lie and... Read more
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Chloe Wilson wins ‘Iowa Review’ Award for fiction

Melbourne writer Chloe Wilson has won the Iowa Review Award for fiction for her story ‘Tongue-Tied’. Wilson receives US$1500 (A$2150) and publication in the December issue of the Iowa Review.... Read more

Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival program announced

The program for the 2019 Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival, running from 12–28 July, has been announced. More than 60 events will be held at bookshops, libraries, cafes and... Read more
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Jones wins 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction for ‘An American Marriage’

American author Tayari Jones has won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her novel An American Marriage (Vintage). The book follows newlyweds Celestial and Roy as their lives are... Read more



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