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3 December 2021

Send us your Christmas closing dates

To be included in Books+Publishing‘s annual list of publishers’ and distributors’ trade closing dates for the holiday period, please complete our Christmas closing dates survey by noon, Tuesday, 7 December.... Read more

Dymocks Melbourne hires security after alleged check-in assault x

Dymocks Collins Street, in Melbourne’s CBD, has hired professional security after an alleged assault on a staff member working as a Covid-19 marshal. ABC Online reports the member of staff... Read more
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Adler appointed AWW director x

Louise Adler has been appointed director of Adelaide Writers’ Week (AWW), taking over from Jo Dyer who announced earlier this year that the 2022 event would be her last. Adler,... Read more


The Next Chapter 2022 recipients announced

The Wheeler Centre has announced the recipients of the 2021 Next Chapter grants for developing writers, worth $15,000 each. The 10 recipients are: Jumaana Abdu Jose da Costa Josie/Jocelyn Deane... Read more
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Books in the media this weekend, 4–5 December x

A round-up of the books being reviewed and mentioned in key media this coming weekend. National The Saturday Paper Adrift in Melbourne (Robyn Annear, Text) Girt Nation (David Hunt, Black... Read more


New ‘Outlander’ debuts in top spot x

Diana Gabaldon’s ninth instalment in the ‘Outlander’ series, Go Tell the Bees that I am Gone, has debuted at number one on this week’s bestseller charts. It’s landed ahead of... Read more
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McCartney wins Waterstones Book of the Year for 'The Lyrics'

In the UK, Waterstones has named Paul McCartney’s The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present (Allen Lane) its Book of the Year for 2021, reports the Bookseller. Waterstones MD James Daunt said,... Read more



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