The shortlist for this year’s Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award has been announced. The shortlisted titles are: The Birdman’s Wife (Melissa... Read more
The European Commission is considering legislation to address ‘unfair contractual clauses and trading practices identified in platform-to-business relationships’, reports the Bookseller. The initiative, which was... Read more
Black Inc. congratulates Peter Wohlleben on winning the American Booksellers Association Adult Non-fiction Book of the Year for his international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees. Locally, The Hidden Life of Trees has also been shortlisted for the ABIA International Book of the Year and has sold over 21,000 copies. Pulitzer Prize-winning author David George Haskell hails The Hidden Life of Trees as ‘charming, provocative and fascinating’. To order The Hidden Life of Trees, please contact your Penguin Random House sales rep or United Book Distributors on 1800 338 836 or email@example.com.
Nero is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new true crime book by journalist and broadcaster Helen Thomas, to be released in mid-2018. In Murder on Easey Street, Thomas examines a notorious cold case: the killing in 1977 of two young Melbourne women, Suzanne Armstrong and Susan Bartlett, who were brutally stabbed to death in their home on Easey Street, Collingwood. In a heart-breaking detail, Armstrong’s infant son was alone in the house for several days before the crime was discovered. Inquiries into the murder are ongoing: in January this year police offered a $1-million reward for information. The book will include interviews with key figures in the investigation of the case, which shook Melbourne to its core. Nero associate publisher Julian Welch says: “In this exciting new book Helen Thomas brings her considerable journalistic talents to one of Australia’s most tragic murders. The result will be a compelling study of a horrific crime that has, to date, escaped discovery and punishment, and a sensitive portrayal of the many people it has affected.” For more information about Murder on Easey Street, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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