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Allen & Unwin now represents an unprecedented five out of six shortlisted novels for this year’s Man Booker Prize with The Lighthouse by Alison Moore and The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng added to its stellar line-up. Allen & Unwin is particularly proud and excited to bring to Australian readers these fresh new voices, unavailable in our market until now.
The shortlisted books A&U represents, with their available dates, are as follows:
The Garden of Evening Mists Tan Twan Eng 9781905802623 (Myrmidon) $29.99 tpb Available 1 Oct
The Lighthouse Alison Moore 9780857869951 (Canongate) $19.99 B pb Available 1 Oct
Swimming Home Deborah Levy 9780571299607 (Faber & Faber/& Other Stories) $19.99 B pb Available now
Umbrella Will Self 9781408832097 (Bloomsbury) $27.99 Available now
Place your orders now to take advantage of the media coverage surrounding the shortlist in the lead up to the forthcoming announcement of the winner on 16 October. Please contact your Allen & Unwin account manager or UBD 1800-338-836.
On the eve of the world wide publication of The Casual Vacancy, the first novel for adults by J K Rowling, Hachette Australia would like to sincerely thank all our customers for the collaboration and preparations made to bring this book into the world.
We thank you for your support, applaud your creative marketing ideas, your adherence to the necessary signed agreements and your enthusiasm for this unique project so eagerly awaited by readers across the world. Boxes may be opened and books sold from 5pm tomorrow evening – Thursday 27 September (3pm in WA and 4.30pm in SA and the NT).
Then, tomorrow night at 8pm, watch the exclusive ABC TV special ‘J K Rowling: Life After Potter’ Jennifer Byrne’s fabulous interview with J K Rowling, which was recorded in Edinburgh this August. All other media rolls out from Friday morning. Please remember reorders in multiples of 12 will be prioritised for speedy replenishment and please also note that ADS will be closed on Monday 1 Oct for the Labour Day public holiday so please take that into account when planning your reorders.
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