Perpetual, manager of many private charitable and philanthropic foundations in Australia, including the Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards, has acquired The Trust Company, which manages the Miles Franklin Literary Award, reports Business Spectator. Perpetual... Read more
Victorian bookseller Lilydale Books has opened an ebookstore using ReadCloud, called Lilydale eBooks. The 25-year-old bookseller specialises in school books and educational supplies for primary... Read more
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Gold Coast libraries may consider commercialising services The Gold Coast City Council may consider partnering its library services with commercial organisations such as bookshops, reports goldcoast.com.au.... Read more
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Australian Publishers Association (APA) professional development sessions include: Industry seminar: The Publishing Contract and New Frontiers. Sydney 20 June; Melbourne 25 June. Facilitated by Publishing... Read more
The Australian Booksellers Association hosts its annual Celebrating Bookselling Gala Dinner on Sunday June 16 at the Hilton Adelaide. Highlights of the dinner include a menu designed by Adam Liaw (Hachette), based on his forthcoming book, Asian After Work, with wine matching by legendary winemaker and wine writer James Halliday (Hardie Grant). The guest speaker is award winning author, Christos Tsiolkas (Allen & Unwin). The evening also includes presentations of the annual ABA Text Publishing Bookseller of the Year, ABA Random House Young Bookseller of the Year, Nielsen Bookdata Booksellers Choice Awards and the ABA Elizabeth Riley Fellowship.
Bookings for this event and other conference packages are still available here.
Orders for Thames & Hudson Australia and its full sales agencies titles will be received by MDS until COB 28 June. Any unsupplied orders and backorders will be transferred to ADS for supply from 1 July.
Please note that orders for July new titles should be placed with MDS. July backorders will be transferred to ADS in time to supply with the ADS July new releases.
All distribution for Thames & Hudson Australia and its full sales agencies will commence from ADS on 1 July.
There will be no interruption to returnability under Thames & Hudson Australia’s trading terms, but please note the dates for contacting MDS or ADS for authorisation and for sending back authorised stock:
MDS will issue return authorizations for Thames & Hudson Australia and its full sales agencies until 14 June. From 15 June, please refer to ADS for return authorization. If a book is within Thames & Hudson Australia’s trading terms, ADS will issue a returns authorisation regardless of whether it was invoiced by them.
Stock of authorized Thames & Hudson Australia returns will be accepted by MDS until COB 21 June. From 22 June please send any authorized returns to ADS.
Confirming that Harper Collins no longer accepts returns on behalf of their former client, Murdoch Books Pty Ltd. The imprint Murdoch Books, Pier 9 and agencies Constable and Robinson and Blackdog and Leventhal were sold to Allen & Unwin on 31 December 2012.
As previously notified the cut of date for returns to HEDS for the former Murdoch Books was 31 March 2013, and all sales made pre 31 December 2012, by the former Murdoch Books Pty, Limited are no longer eligible for return, and will be returned to customer at the customers cost.
UQP is thrilled to announce that Kristy Chambers’ debut memoir Get Well Soon! My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse (ISBN: 9780 7022 3920 5) has recently sold over 1,000 eBooks in addition to its strong print sales. Described by Benjamin Law as one of the most distressingly funny books he’s ever read, sales of Get Well Soon! are certain to continue for some time.
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