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This month you'll find interviews with Australian superstars Graeme Simsion and Monica McInerney, plus a short story starter kit, recipes from Adam Liaw, and $1000 worth of books up for grabs! 

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Win one of 10 copies of Tumbledown Manor by Helen Brown, valued at $29.99 each. Lifes going down the gurgler for romance writer Lisa Trump

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Man Booker Prize 2014 Shortlist - 11-Sep-2014

The Man Booker Prize shortlist has been revealed for 2014! This prize is presided over by a team of prestigious judges, who will select the finest fiction book of this year from the shortlist below. The 2013 winner was The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton.

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Ned Kelly Award Shortlist Announced - 11-Aug-2014

The Australian Crime Writer Assosiation has released the 2014 shortlist for the Ned Kelly Award, a prize which has been honouring the best crime-writing lurking in Australia since 1995. The prize awards fiction, non-fiction, and short works across a number of categories.

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Miles Franklin Award - 01-Jul-2014

The Miles Franklin award has been running since 1957, and is presented to the best Australian novels of the highest literary merit each year. Two gr staff headed down to the Museum of Contemporary Art at Sydney's Circular Quay for the announcement of the winner out of this year's short list.

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Congratulations to Text & Graeme Simsion! - 27-May-2014

Text Publishing have been announced small publisher of the year for the third time running at the Australian Book Industry Awards. Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, published by Text, took out the top award as Book of the Year.

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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The Australian/ Vogel Literary award for an unpublished manuscript written by an author under the age of 35 has launched the careers of famous Australian writers Tim Winton, Gillian Mears, and Kate Grenville.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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