Four New Zealand bookshops have received grants of up to $5000 as part of James Patterson’s Australian and New Zealand bookshop grants.The recipients are: Hedleys Bookshop, Masterton Wardini Books, Havelock North Paper Plus Northlands, Christchurch The Children’s Bookshop, Wellington. Hedleys Bookshop will use its grant to employ a children’s
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Sisters in Crime has announced the shortlists for the 2015 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women.The shortlisted titles in each category are:Adult novel Through the Cracks (Honey Brown, Michael Joseph) Forbidden Fruit: A Nell Forrest Mystery (Ilsa Evans, Momentum)
- NZ writer Elizabeth Heritage on the tendency for Australian readers to neglect NZ books
New Zealand author Anna Smaill’s debut dystopian novel The Chimes (Sceptre) is one of 13 titles longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
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The ABC has announced it will close its ABC Shops to focus on its online store and ABC branded outlets in other retailers.
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The Australian book industry has rejected reports that the Australian cookbook market is in decline following Penguin Random House’s announcement last week that its Lantern illustrated Read more...
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