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Still Alice author Lisa Genova tells us about her new novel Inside the O'Briens, master storyteller and creator of McLeod's Daughters Posie-Graeme Evans on ghost stories & Wild Wood, and Bondi Vet's Lisa Chimes shares her favourite books!

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The Fishermen is the Cain and Abel-esque story of an unforgettable childhood in 1990s Nigeria. When their father has to travel to a distant

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Indie Book Award Winners - 31-Mar-2015

Congratulations to Don Watson, the winner of the Indie Book of the Year Award for 2015! His book 'The Bush: Travels in the heart of Australia' is an insightful rumination on the way the Australian bush has informed our national identity. It's been called one of the best examples of modern Australian non-fiction writing.

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Man Booker Prize 2015 Finalists - 27-Mar-2015

Ten writers from ten different countries have made the finals list of the 2015 Man Book Prize. For the first time, there are finalists from Libya, Mozambique, Guadeloupe, Hungary, and Congo.

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Harper Lee's Cover Reveal! - 25-Mar-2015

The cover of Harper Lee's new novel has been revealed! Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus.

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2015 Folio Prize Winner - 24-Mar-2015

Indian-American author Akhil Sharma has won the 2015 Folio Prize for his novel Family Life (Faber), reports the Guardian. The Folio Prize, worth 40,000 (A$75,865), is open to novels published in the UK, with no restriction on the writers country of origin or the genre of the work.

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Sir Terry Pratchett Passes Away - 13-Mar-2015

Legendary fantasy author Terry Pratchett has passed away at the age of 66. He announced in 2007 that he was suffering from early-onset Alzheimers' disease, and has since then made generous contributions towards research and awareness of Alzheimers.

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Shortlist for The Stella Prize Announced - 12-Mar-2015

The Stella Prize celebrates Australian womens contribution to literature. Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke The Strays by Emily Bitto The Invisible History of the Human Race by Christine Kenneally The Eye of the Sheep by So…

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'Wolf Hall' comes to BBC First - 12-Mar-2015

Hilary Mantel's hugely successful Booker winning novel, 'Wolf Hall', comes to TV screens this month. It will be screened over six episodes.

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Thomas Keneally Honoured by Australia Council - 11-Mar-2015

Man-booking prizewinning and flat-cap wearing author Thomas Keneally has been awarded for a lifetime achievement in literarure after a prolific career spanning three decades. The playwright, novellist and historical writer is best known for Schindler's Ark, which would go on to be adapted into an Academy Award-winning film directed by Steven Spielberg.

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Who is reading on e-readers? - 01-Mar-2015

A recent study by Roy Morgan research has shown that Australians aged 35-39 are the biggest consumers of ebooks, with 9.1% purchasing at least one ebook in three months in 2014.

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Stella Prize Longlist Announced - 12-Feb-2015

The books on this years longlist range far and wide, demonstrating the diversity and power of Australian womens writing. Works by established and highly regarded writers such as Helen Garner and Joan London sit alongside books by exciting new voices and emerging authors; the list includes three debut works, and five books by authors under the age of 40.

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