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Our warmest congratulations to Stuart Macintyre for winning the 2016 Ernest Scott Prize for his book Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s. The Prize is awarded annually to a work of Australian or New Zealand history based on original research. Australia’s Boldest Experiment details Australia’s development from the midst of the Depression and WWI & II, into a prosperous, growing society by the 1950s. The judges described it as ‘masterful in coverage and assured in narrative’. NewSouth congratulates all the shortlisted authors. Order from TL Distribution (P: +61(2) 8778 9999, E: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Bonnier Publishing Australia is delighted to announce the marketing, sales and distribution of IglooBooks in ANZ.
IglooBooks specialise in creating great quality, value adult and children’s books. With a dedication to quality, value and service at its core, IglooBooks publish a leading range of cookery, hobby and interest and reference titles for adult readers, and board books, colouring, sticker & activity, encyclopaedia & atlas, novelty and story books for children.
‘I am thrilled that the team at Bonnier Publishing Australia get the opportunity to deliver the multi-award winning IglooBooks list to the ANZ market. IglooBooks is the fastest-growing publisher in the UK and it is little wonder why—their books are the perfect combination of excellent quality and incredible value for money. ANZ consumers are in for a treat!’ says Natasha Besliev, CEO Bonnier Publishing Australia.
‘This is a very exciting new partnership for IglooBooks. We have built a very strong reputation in the UK as a reliable and consistent deliverer of quality, value books with unparalleled service and know that with the team at Bonnier Publishing Australia the same values will be upheld.’ says co-founder and IglooBooks CEO, John Styring.
Bonnier Publishing Australia publishes locally under Five Mile and Echo Publishing imprints.
New release IglooBooks titles will be available from August 2016 and will be sold in line with the monthly new release sales cycle. For all orders contact your Five Mile sales representative.
Last night at a stunning event at UNSW Alumni Park, author and publisher John M Green and sculptor and publisher Jenny Green from Pantera Press were awarded the 2016 UNSW Alumni Award for outstanding achievement in recognition for their contribution to arts and culture.
This award reflects the work of the Pantera Press Foundation and the underpinning good books doing good things™ Pantera Press philosophy. Pantera Press supports projects and programs to encourage the joy of reading, develop the building blocks for literacy, and help close the literacy gap.
John and Jenny were recognised for their support of a UNSW scholarship program that helps socio-economically-disadvantaged students to study. The award also acknowledges Jenny’s work as an award-winning sculptor and John’s work as a writer promoting Australian fiction, through his thrillers that feature strong female leads.
Previous award recipients include: David Gonski AC, Tim Flannery, Bob Carr, and Kathryn Greiner.
The Greens were in outstanding company on the night alongside the other eight award winners: Shaun Gladwell (Arts and Culture), Bob Cameron (Business and Innovation), Betty Kitchener (Medicine and Health, for her contribution to mental heath), Margaret Sheil (Science and Technology), Usman Khawaja (Sports), the entrepreneurs behind community marketplace app Airtasker, Timothy Fung and Jonathan Lui (Young Alumni), and George Passas (Student Volunteer).
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