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20 January 2020


Full program announced for 2020 Perth Festival Literature & Ideas Weekend

The full program has been announced for the 2020 Perth Festival Literature & Ideas weekend, which runs from 21–23 February. International guests attending the festival include English children’s author Julia... Read more


Johnson wins 2020 Peter Porter Poetry Prize

The Australian Book Review (ABR) has announced A Frances Johnson as the winner of the 2020 Peter Porter Poetry Prize, for her poem ‘My Father’s Thesaurus’. Johnson receives $7000. The... Read more
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Booktopia launches $5k Favourite Australian Book award

Booktopia has launched the Favourite Australian Book (FAB) award, replacing its annual Australia’s Favourite Author poll. The author of the winning book, as determined by an online poll open to... Read more


Bestsellers: ‘Crawdads’ swims into Australian top 10 x

The Australian top 10 bestsellers chart for the second week of 2020 shows little change from the previous week’s, with Bluey: Time to Play! (Puffin) spending its second consecutive week... Read more
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Chinese book market up 14.4% in 2019; online retailers capture 70% of sales

China’s retail book market in 2019 grew at a rate of 14.4% on the previous year, reports Publishing Perspectives. According to data from Chinese industry-data research firm OpenBook, the total... Read more


Publishers Weekly x

Books+Publishing is partnering with US trade news magazine Publishers Weekly to provide our subscribers with exclusive access to the weekly digital edition of PW magazine for a limited time. This edition includes a look at... Read more
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