‘Independent publishers now publish a large percentage of Australia’s literary fiction and are supporting new Australian writers telling Australian stories. It is affirming to see this reality being reflected in awards’—Transit Lounge publisher Barry Scott on winning the Miles Franklin Literary Award
Books+Publishing’s latest Reviews newsletter contains 14 reviews of books publishing in October and November 2016. Julia Baird’s ‘thoroughly contemporary biography’ Victoria the Queen (HarperCollins, November)... Read more
Shine: The Making of the Australian Netball Diamonds (1 October ISBN 9781925048742) will be promoted to a national television audience during the Aust v NZ major netball match on Sunday 4 September. Fans will be encouraged to pre-order. Stock will be shipped into stores by 19 September.
We’re delighted to announce Stuart Macintyre’s Australia’s Boldest Experiment: War and Reconstruction in the 1940s has been longlisted for the CHASS Australia Book Prize, which is awarded to the author whose book, in the opinion of the judges, contributes most to cultural and intellectual life in Australia. Our congratulations to all the longlisted authors.
Address: Books+Publishing, PO Box 42, Prahran VIC 3181, Australia
Books+Publishing’s website and publications contain content that is exclusive to subscribers. To photocopy, email or otherwise reproduce all or part of Books+Publishing’s content without the written permission of the publisher is illegal.