Weekly Book Newsletter
29 October 2008

Melbourne Cup Holiday next Tuesday x

Due to next Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup Day public holiday in Victoria, next week’s Weekly Book Newsletter will be published on Thursday 6 November. Please note... Read more
 

Dymocks to launch rebranding with TV advertisments x

Dymocks has announced it will unveil a new ‘branding and visual identity’ in November. The new logo and identity is based on the tagline ‘the... Read more
 

NSW Premier's History Awards announced x

The winners of the 2008 NSW Premier’s History Awards and History Fellowships have been announced. The awards were presented by the NSW Premier and Minister... Read more
 

Borders to open in Geelong x

Borders will open a new store in Geelong on Victoria’s surf coast tomorrow. The store, which will feature more than 100,000 titles, according to a Borders... Read more
 

New online bookshop launched x

A booklover with a background in retail, management and software development has launched a new online bookshop, The Mighty Tiny Book Shop. While the store... Read more
 

KOALA award winners announced x

The winners of the 2008 New South Wales children’s choice awards, the Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs,) were announced on 22 October. Authors such... Read more
 

In brief x

Man Asia Literary Prize shortlist announcedThe shortlist for the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize has been announced. The five books are Alfred A Yuson’s The... Read more
 

Around the world x

Among the stories added to our Around the World blog in the past week: Google to settle Book Search lawsuits Canada again suffers from exchange-rate... Read more
 

Quote of the week x

‘You can’t just retreat … and hide and cower until it’s all over. You still have to assume there’s a market for good books’–Scribe Publications’... Read more
 

Bestsellers this week x

Nothing like a new Maeve Binchy title to give the charts a shake-up. Heart and Soul by the aforementioned Irish writer has claimed number one... Read more
 

Forthcoming events x

Trade events coming up over the next week, as shown on our events calendar, include: Debate: Will parallel imports kill publishing in Australia? Melbourne University,... Read more
 

RiP Esther Deans x

Amruta Slee from HarperCollins writes: Esther Deans–author, gardener, cook and poet–has passed away aged 97. Esther’s bestselling books about no-dig gardening had made her a... Read more
 

RiP Dan Harvey x

American book publishing executive Dan Harvey has died aged 62. During his career, Harvey created publicity and marketing campaigns for many of America’s bestselling authors,... Read more
 

RiP Tony Hillerman x

Novelist Tony Hillerman has died aged 83. His titles included The Blessing Way, People of Darkness and Skinwalkers.  
 

 

 

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