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The Game: A Portrait of Scott Morrison by Sean Kelly has garnered praise from some of Australia’s most esteemed political commentators including Laurie Oakes, Leigh Sales, Barrie Cassidy, Niki Savva and many more. Stock has been flying off shelves since release and reprint stock will be available on Monday, 29 November.
Brumby Sunstate is excited to announce the purchase of JB Books.
JB Books holds a great reputation within the book industry specialising in Indigenous and Australian titles.
We look forward to being able to offer their extensive range of Indigenous titles to a broader market and at the same time continue to work closely with all of JB Books customers.
We are working closely with JB Books to ensure the smoothest of transitions. The warehouse will be relocating to integrate with the existing Brumby Sunstate warehouse in Richlands, QLD and we have stock management plan in place to ensure minimal disruption of supply during the handover period.
From the 15th November Brumby Sunstate will take over all distribution from their warehouse in Brisbane. All back orders will be transferred. All orders from this date will be invoiced and fulfilled by Brumby Sunstate.
The Small Press Network’s Book of the Year Award (formerly the Most Underrated Book of the Year Award) aims to recognise and award some of the most significant and ground-breaking books being produced by Australian small publishers and authors today.
Stock up now on the six shortlisted titles for 2021 ahead of the announcement of the winner on Friday, 26 November.
Almost a Mirror by Kirsten Krauth (Transit Lounge, dist. by NewSouth, ISBN: 9781925760507)
‘Almost a Mirror unfolds like a long night out […] the novel invites reflection on the sensory possibilities of prose fiction, as well as conjuring the aesthetics of the late 20th century.’
Collisions: A Liminal Anthology, edited by Leah Jing McIntosh, Cher Tan, Adalya Nash Hussein, and Hassan Abul (Liminal/Pantera, dist. by Bloomsbury/UBD, ISBN: 9780648795186)
‘Collisions is an extraordinarily creative anthology of short fiction clustering the stories around the themes of Bodies, Momentum and Contact.’
Echoes by Shu-Ling Chua (copies are available from the author at https://hellopollyanna.bigcartel.com/)
‘Echoes [a collection of essays] is a true expression of what it means to (re)connect with one’s culture, blending memoir, cultural commentary and translation with brief vignettes that leave a lasting impact.’
Taking Down Evelyn Tait by Poppy Nwosu (Wakefield Press, ISBN: 9781743056974)
‘A fun, lively and fast-paced coming of age novel that explores the different dynamics and fallout from a newly joint family, Taking Down Evelyn Tait is YA fiction at its finest.’
The Tiniest House of Time by Sreedhevi Iyer (Wild Dingo, dist. by NewSouth, ISBN: 9781925893069)
‘A unique book in the world of Australian small press publishing, The Tiniest House of Time takes readers beyond domestic borders and Western history.’
We Are Speaking in Code by Tanya Vavilova (Brio Books, dist. by Booktopia Publisher Services, ISBN: 9781922267153)
‘Exploring themes of family, identity, sexuality and belonging, We Are Speaking in Code is a warm, engaging and thought-provoking collection of essays reflecting the immigrant experience.’
Allen & Unwin proudly announce E. Lockhart’s Family of Liars, publishing 4 May 2022: the long-awaited prequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, We Were Liars.
Called ‘thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart’ by #1 New York Times bestselling author John Green, We Were Liars has sold nearly 2 million copies around the world and has been a mainstay on the bestseller lists since 2014. It is also among the most popular books on TikTok, with over 67 million views on #wewereliars.
The story takes place on the Sinclair family’s private island, following the Liars’ mothers twenty-seven years before the events of We Were Liars.
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