Bunurong writer Bruce Pascoe has won the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature. The Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature ‘acknowledges the... Read more
‘At best I think we can say that this was a wonderful opportunity missed. I am sure that there are capable people and authors out there who could do the job in the way it should have been in the first place, and who will take up the call to champion the lives of these women.’—Deborah Cheetham AO, on NewSouth Publishing’s decision to withdraw Deadly Woman Blues from publication.
Books+Publishing’s most recent Junior newsletter contains nine reviews of books publishing in April 2018. Three books scored the maximum five-star rating: a science-based adventure story for... Read more
Heather Morris’ debut novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Echo) is a fictionalised account of Austrian-Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor Ludwig ‘Lale’ Sokolov’s experience of being a tattooist... Read more
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Text is offering a love-it-or-your-money-back guarantee on Robert Hillman’s moving literary/commercial crossover The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted. Drawing comparisons with The Book Thief and Jasper Jones for its accessibility and emotional pull, the novel tells the story of Tom, a lonely Australian farmer, and Hannah, a passionate Hungarian bookseller, in rural Australia in 1968. To claim the money-back offer, customers need to send Text their proof of purchase and the form in the back of the book. Text is also offering booksellers unlimited reading copies so the whole team can handsell this gem of a book. To request reading copies, email email@example.com.
Generation Women Sydney’s second female storytelling event is on Wednesday March 7 at the Giant Dwarf Theatre, Redfern.
Join writer Fiona Wright, social commentator, Jane Caro, literary manager, Polly Rowe, entertainer, Lillian de los Reyes and actor, Chika Ikogwe as they hit it off with a bang in a night full of laughter, brevity and wit.
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