Allen & Unwin is delighted at the announcement that Karen Joy Fowler’s We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves has been shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. It has previously won the 2014 Pen/Faulkner Award. One of the two American novels included on the Booker shortlist, it is published by Serpent’s Tail, the only independent publisher on the shortlist.
‘ferociously smart, woundedly funny and deeply moving’ – James Bradley, Sydney Morning Herald
‘a most enthralling book — thought-provoking and touching and impossible to put down. Verdict: Wow’ – Herald Sun
‘Readably juicy and surreptitiously smart’ – Barbara Kingsolver
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves Karen Joy Fowler (Serpent’s Tail) $22.99 pb 9781846689666
Stock is available immediately. To order please contact your Allen & Unwin account manager or UBD 1800 33 88 36
Inbooks would like to advise customers we will cease distribution for Boydell & Brewer, Rowman & Littlefield, and Zed Books at the end of September. Customer returns will be accepted by Inbooks until 26th September 2014 as per existing returns policies. New distributors for each press have not been announced at this stage.
Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce that Encountering the Pacific in the Age of Enlightenment by John Gascoigne has won the General History Prize at the NSW Premier’s History Awards. Commended by judges as ‘a book of great scope and erudition’, the book is richly illustrated with historical images and maps, and provides new perspectives on the significance of European contact with the Pacific in the Enlightenment. The Press warmly congratulates Professor John Gascoigne on this very well deserved success. To order copies, please contact Harry Johnson on 0437 389 810 Or customer service at Cambridge on (03) 8671 1400.
Boffins Bookshop in Perth is pleased to announce that Barbara Horgan has joined the team in the role of Business Development Manager, Fiction and Children’s Books.
Barbara, with husband Tony, previously owned and ran multiple award-winning Shearer’s Bookshop in Sydney.
Since relocating to larger premises in April, Boffins has extended its range to include fiction and children’s books. Barbara’s role is to curate and promote the fiction and children’s departments at Boffins.
Barbara would love to hear from publishers about any event opportunities, including in-store signings and author interviews for the Boffins blog. She can be contacted on 08 9321 5755 or by email: Barbara@boffinsbookshop.com.au
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