Catton on Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton has been longlisted for the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize for The Luminaries (Granta). The full longlist is: At Night We Walk in Circles (Daniel Alarcón, Fourth Estate) The Luminaries (Eleanor Catton, Granta) The Pass (John Donnelly, Faber) To Rise Again at a Read more...
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BWF 2014 program announced

US author, publisher and philanthropist Dave Eggers will give the opening address at Brisbane Writers Festival on 4 September and be part of a Literary Vaudeville Show at Brisbane Powerhouse the following evening featuring songwriter Willy Vlautin (US), Hineomoana Baker (NZ) and Arts Queensland Poet in Residence Warsan Shire (UK). This year’s Read more...

A bookshop should be a bookshop, right? If you walk in and don’t see books, you lose your faith in the business

- Craig Hildebrand-Burke argues against a radical reinvention of the bookshop

Flanagan on Booker Prize longlist

Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North (Vintage) is among the 13 titles longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. The full longlist is:   Read more...
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New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 finalists announced

The finalists of this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Fiction The Luminaries (Eleanor  Read more...
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Kibble and Dobbie awards 2014 winners announced

The winners of this year’s Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards have been announced. The winner of the $30,000 Nita B Kibble Literary Award, which recognises the work  Read more...
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The Fault in Our Stars, John Green, Penguin

Fault in Our Stars (Film Tie-In Edition), John Green, Puffin

Minecraft: The Official Redstone Handbook:(2), , Egmont