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18 June 2019


Tim’s Bookshop Kew up for sale after 35 years x

Tim’s Bookshop in the Melbourne suburb of Kew is for sale, after owners Tim Warmington and Lynn Frankes decided to retire after 35 years in the book trade. Warmington told... Read more


Scholastic acquires ‘Hunger Games’ prequel

Scholastic has acquired world English rights to a new novel by Suzanne Collins set in the ‘Hunger Games’ universe. The yet to be titled prequel, known as Untitled Panem Novel,... Read more
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Cothren wins 2019 Peter Carey Short Story Prize

Alex Cothren has won the 2019 Peter Carey Short Story Award for his story ‘Let’s Talk Trojan Bee’. Judge Nic Low described Cothren’s story as ‘a polyphonic piece built entirely... Read more


Robertson wins Walter Scott Prize for ‘The Long Take’

In the UK, Robin Robertson has won the 2019 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for The Long Take (Picador). The first Scot to win the award, Robertson’s book also... Read more
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