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Look out for our April issue, featuring Belinda Alexandra talking about Russia's first female pilot and her new book Sapphire Skies, Jason Hewitt on his debut WWII novel , book trivia, a poetry special, an April Fool's Day quiz and more!

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Vogel's Literary Award Announced! - 23-Apr-2014

The Australian/ Vogel Literary award for an unpublished manuscript written by an author under the age of 35 has launched the careers of famous Australian writers Tim Winton, Gillian Mears, and Kate Grenville. The prize is $20,000 as well as a publishing deal supplied by Allen and Unwin.

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Pulitzer Prize winners announced - 14-Apr-2014

Columbia University have announced the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners for 2014. Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch has taken out the top prize for fiction.

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Good Reading app goes live! - 18-Mar-2014

Grab your nearest tablet or smartphone (it's the 21st century so there's probably one close by) and download the newly rolled-out app for Good Reading online. If you're an online subscriber, now you can download Good Reading and read it on the device of your choice whenever, wherever - even if you're not connected to the internet.

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George Saunders wins the 2014 Story Prize - 10-Mar-2014

George Saunders, author of the best-selling short story collection Tenth of December, has taken out the top $20,000 (US) prize of the US short fiction competition 'The Story Prize'. His book of ten darkly humorous, contemporary stories was reviewed last year in gr with a five star rating.

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Shortlist for 2014 Indie Awards Announced - 04-Feb-2014

Australian Independent Booksellers have realeased the shortlist of the 2014 Indie Awards. The winners for each category as well as the Book of the Year will be announced on the 26th of March.

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Costa Book of the Year Award - 29-Jan-2014

In the UK, Nathan Filer's debut novel The Shock of the Fall (HarperCollins) has won the 30,000 (A$56,500) Costa Book of the Year Award. Described as a haunting, moving novel concerning the struggles of a life with mental illness.

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2014 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards announced - 29-Jan-2014

Jennifer Maiden wins the Victorian Prize for Literature! Premier Dr Denis Napthine tonight announced poet Jennifer Maiden as the winner of Australias richest single literary prize the Victorian Prize for Literature for Liquid Nitrogen, a collection of poetry that weaves political events of our time with tributes to friends, family and melody. For more information head to http://wheelercentre.

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Kay to illustrate Potter - 09-Dec-2013

Jim Kay is to illustrate colour editions of J K. Rowling's seven Harry Potter novels.

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Thomas wins Best Crime Novel - 05-Dec-2013

Paul Thomas's 'Death on Demand' has won the prestigious Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel for 2013. …

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Record book sale - 28-Nov-2013

The Bay Psalm Book, which dates to 1640 and is thought to be the first book printed in America, has sold for a record US$14.2m.

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