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18 January 2021


Nielsen: Australian book sales up 7.8% in 2020 x

Sales of books in Australia grew 7.8% in 2020, according to data from Nielsen BookScan, with total sales by value coming in at $1.25 billion for the year, compared to... Read more


Griffith Review launches new writing competition

Griffith Review has announced a new award for new and emerging writers. The Long and Short of It competition is open to submissions of fiction and nonfiction from 3500 to... Read more
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‘The Dictionary of Lost Words’ cracks 100k x

In a bestsellers milestone this week, Affirm Press reports Pip Williams’s novel The Dictionary of Lost Words has reached sales of over 100,000 copies across its two formats in the... Read more

Amazon, publishers face class action suit over ebook pricing

In the US, a law firm has filed a class action suit against Amazon for allegedly colluding with Big Five publishers for anti-competitive behaviour in the ebook market, reports Publishers... Read more
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