Chris Currie has returned to Brisbane’s Avid Reader in the newly created role of social media manager.
Currie was previously the buyer for the store but resigned in mid-2013 after receiving a travelling scholarship that allowed him to live in Germany for a year to research a novel.
Currie told Books+Publishing that he will oversee all of the store’s social media content, including
The longlist for the 2014 Walkley Book Award has been announced.
The longlisted titles are:
Breaking News: Sex, Lies and the Murdoch Succession (Paul Barry, A&U)
Jacks and Jokers (Mathew Condon, UQP)
Prisoner X (Rafael Epstein, MUP)
- Novelist and blogger Adrian McKinty on the Booker Prize
Online bookseller Booktopia has been included in the Business Review Weekly Fast 100 list of fastest growing Australian companies for the sixth year running, with revenues of $39.3 Read more...
A number of books by Australian and New Zealand authors and illustrators have been included in the 2014 White Ravens list for international children’s and youth Read more...
Arts Victoria has announced its latest round of VicArts grant recipients.
The program will provide $1.4 million in funding for 88 new creative projects by independent professional Read more...
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The Blood of Olympus:Heroes of Olympus, Rick Riordan, Puffin
Gone Girl (film tie-in), Gillian Flynn, Hachette
The 52-Storey Treehouse, Andy Griffiths, Pan
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