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50 Books You Can’t Put Down 2011

Get Reading’s 2011 list of the 50 Books You Can’t Put Down.

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50 Books You Can’t Put Down 2012

Get Reading’s 2012 list of the 50 Books You Can’t Put Down.

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50 Books You Can’t Put Down 2013

Get Reading’s 2013 list of the 50 Books You Can’t Put Down.

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The Man Booker Prize – Every Winner Since 1969

It’s arguably the world’s most coveted literary award and The Man Booker Prize has been good news for Antipodean authors in recent years – in 2014 Tasmanian Richard Flanagan took out the prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North and the 2013 Man Booker went to New Zealander Eleanor Catton for The Luminaries. Here are all the […]

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Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction 2014

The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards have been recognising excellence in Australian literature since 2008. They recognise and reward excellence in Australian literature and history. These Awards play an important role in celebrating the outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life. For more information […]

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Miles Franklin Literary Award – Every Winner Since 1957

In 1957, the first winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award was announced: Patrick White, for his novel Voss. Over the years, the prize has been awarded to novels describing life in suburbia, compulsive gamblers, Australians abroad – but always true to the terms of Miles Franklin’s will: ‘[the] prize shall be awarded for the Novel for […]

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ABC’s My Favourite Book 2004

The ABC announced the results of their nationwide search for Australia’s favourite books on Sunday 5 December, 2004. http://www.abc.net.au/myfavouritebook/top10/100.htm

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Australia’s 50 Favourite Kids’ Books 2014

The Australian Booksellers Association released the results of its Australia’s 50 Favourite Kids’ Books poll on National Bookshop Day on 9 August. The ABA said it received ‘thousands of votes’ for its second annual National Bookshop Day poll. ‘From picture books to young adult titles, the list reflects what is great and important about getting kids […]

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Indie Award Winners 2014

On March 26, Independent booksellers of Australia announced The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan as their favourite Australian book from last year and the winner of The Indie Book of the Year Award 2014. The category award winners are: BEST FICTION: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (Random House) BEST NON-FICTION: Girt by David Hunt […]

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Australian Romance Readers Award Winners 2013

The winners of the 2013 Australian Romance Readers Awards were announced in Sydney on the 22nd March. The announcements commenced with the new Members’ Choice awards: Favourite Cover: the winner was Half Moon Bay by Helene Young. Sexiest Hero: the winner was Daniel Montgomery in Outback Dreams by Rachael Johns. Favourite New Romance Author: the winner was Anna Cowan. In the main categories the […]

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