The Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) has announced the winners of its 2013 National Literary Awards.
Among the winners were Hannah Kent, who received the FAW Christina Stead Award for a work of fiction first published in Australia for Burial Rites (Picador); Bob Wurth, who won the nonfiction award for The Battle for Australia: A Nation and Its Leader under Siege Read more...
The judge in Apple’s ebook pricing case has rejected Apple’s motion to dismiss the states’ class action claims, reports Publishers Weekly. Apple’s motion, which was filed in November 2013, argued that the states lacked standing to sue for damages. On 15 April, judge Denise Cote rejected the motion, writing: ‘Apple appears on Read more...
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- Foong Ling Kong presents a comprehensive overview of the challenges facing the book industry
Following the bankruptcy of Dutch bookselling chain Polare, which represented 29 stores in the Netherlands and Belgium, the majority of stores have been purchased by independent Read more...
Bertelsmann, which owns 53% of the recently merged entity Penguin Random House, has released its annual financial report.
The report ‘reflects a full year of Random Read more...
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The Small Press Network’s Independent Publishing Conference will be held in Sydney from 13-14 November.
The organisation’s third annual conference, and its first outside Melbourne, will be Read more...
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