New Zealand Book Awards 2016 longlists announced

The longlists for the New Zealand Book Awards have been announced. The longlisted titles in each category are: Fiction The Antipodeans (Greg McGee, Upstart Press) Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories (Geoff Cochrane, Victoria University Press) The Back of His Head (Patrick Evans, Victoria University Press) Chappy (Patricia Grace, Penguin) Read more...

Eighteen jobs to go at PRH Australia

Penguin Random House Australia and New Zealand has cut 18 jobs from its Australian offices, affecting staff in senior management, marketing and publicity, publishing, production and sales. Penguin Random House Asia Pacific deputy CEO Andrew Davis is leaving the company at the end of the year after his position was made redundant. Read more...

There is a wide range of views within the book industry, and even amongst booksellers, about the impact that this will have on the sector

- ABA CEO Joel Becker responds to the government’s plan to repeal parallel importation restrictions on books

Harrower wins 2015 Voss Literary Prize

Elizabeth Harrower has won the 2015 Voss Literary Prize for her novel In Certain Circles (Text). The Voss Literary Prize is awarded to the best novel published  Read more...

Curry, Ferguson appointed to Copyright Agency board

Ventura Press publisher Jane Curry and journalist Adele Ferguson have been appointed to the Copyright Agency’s board. Curry and Ferguson replace Eleanor Curtain and Malcolm Knox as  Read more...

Collins partners with beyondblue in Christmas Reading Guide

Collins Booksellers will donate a percentage of sales of selected books from its 2015 Christmas Reading Guide to the non-profit organisation beyondblue. Ten percent of the  Read more...

Editor—Primary (12-month Maternity Leave Contract), Cengage Learning, Melbourne   Cengage Learning, one of Australia’s leading educational publishers, is seeking to appoint an experienced editor to join its Primary publishing team for a 12-month Maternity Leave contract, based in our Melbourne office.   Reporting to the Managing
Editor, Hardie Grant Publishing, Melbourne   Hardie Grant Publishing is one of Australia’s largest independent publishers and is a diverse and rapidly growing business producing books, magazines and new media products for a range of market sectors. Our list of books covers
Assistant Manager, Hill of Content, Balmain, Sydney   Balmain's iconic Hill of Content seeks fulltime seasoned bookseller to assist its manager. The successful applicant will have experience in the book trade, broad knowledge of children's books, an engaging manner with customers, a keen eye

The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins, Doubleday

Memory Man, David Baldacci, Macmillan

Yes! No (Maybe...):Tom Gates, Liz Pichon, Scholastic