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Books+Publishing magazine Issue 3 2018

31 August 2018

Books+Publishing magazine’s third issue for 2018 is out now! It features 30 reviews of adult and children’s books publishing from September to November. Reviews: Of the 17 adult books reviewed in this issue, four...

New ‘Books+Publishing Junior’ reviews out now 

5 February 2016

Books+Publishing’s first Junior newsletter for 2016 contains 10 reviews of children’s and YA books publishing in February and March 2016. Lee Battersby’s first book for children Magrit (Walker Books, March)...

New ‘Books+Publishing Junior’ reviews out now

5 September 2014

Books+Publishing’s latest Junior newsletter contains six reviews of children’s and YA books publishing in October and November.Included is a review of The Three Billy Goats Gruff from Little Hare’s new...

Talkback: Book reviews and book sales 

16 October 2013

Do book reviews in local and national newspapers make a difference to your sales? Bookseller+Publisher asked three booksellers. I’ve spent the past 12 years cutting out the reviews in the...

Why some genres suffer more from slashed book pages

26 February 2013

A decline in Australian newspapers’ literary pages and an increase in review-sharing between Fairfax’s mastheads the Age, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Canberra Times have significantly reduced the number...

Jesse Blackadder’s ‘Chasing the Light’ 

30 January 2013

It’s the early 1930s. Whaling is booming in Antarctic waters while the fight for dominance over the land continues. The race to become the first woman to reach Antarctica is...

Lesley Jørgensen’s ‘Cat & Fiddle’ 

8 January 2013

Cat and Fiddle, winner of the 2011 CAL Scribe Fiction Prize for an unpublished manuscript, follows the scandals and fortunes of two connected families in rural Wiltshire ... This is...

Nathan Luff’s ‘Bad Grammar’ 

5 December 2012

Marcus is a great warrior—a dragonslayer! At least, he is online. Gaming is the one place he feels at home since his only friend Bashir moved to India, a fact...

On Fancy Goods this week 

18 May 2010

On our Fancy Goods blog this week: B Owen Baxter reviews Killing Richard Dawson (Robin Baker, Pantera Press); Deborah Crabtree reviews Taller When Prone (Les Murray, Black Inc.); Paula Grunseit...

Fancy Goods 

30 March 2010

New on the Fancy Goods blog this week: Q+A with Australian Booksellers Association conference speaker Richard Nash on ‘Publishing 3.0'; author interview with Maggie Joel on her new novel The...

Inside the current issue: Reviewers’ top picks 

23 March 2010

Among our reviewers' top picks of forthcomg titles reviewed in the April issue of Bookseller+Publisher magazine are: The Second-last Woman in England (Maggie Joel, Pier 9); Sunday's Kitchen: Food and...