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2017 Miles Franklin Award Shortlist Announced

The winner of the 2017 Stella Prize is Heather Rose for her novel The Museum of Modern Love.

Australian Independent Booksellers are thrilled to announce The Dry by Jane Harper as their favourite Australian book from last year and the winner of The Indie Book Awards 2017 Book of the Year.

The Indie Book Awards celebrate the best of Australian writing as chosen by independent booksellers, members of Leading Edge Books, and the role indie booksellers play in supporting Australian writers and publishing.

Congratulations to all Shortlisted authors and their publishers!

We look forward to the announcement of the Indie Books Awards Book of the Year and Category Winners at the Leading Edge Books Conference on 20th March.

Australian independent booksellers, members of Leading Edge Books, are proud to announce the Longlist for The Indie Book Awards 2017.

Author Paul Beatty wins The 2016 Man Booker Prize for The Sellout, a satire of US racial politics, making him the first American writer to win award.

Paul Beatty, Deborah Levy, Graeme Macrae Burnet, Ottessa Moshfegh, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien are announced as the six shortlisted authors for the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

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Saturday 13th of August 2016 - All Day

Phone - 03 9859 7322

Event address - At participating bookshops nationally

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The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize is announced was announced on 27th July.

The shortlist for the 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award has been announced at the Australian Booksellers Association Conference in Canberra.


The shortlisted titles are:

  • Hope Farm (Peggy Frew, Scribe)
  • Leap (Myfanwy Jones, A&U)
  • Black Rock White City (A S Patric

Awards were presented at this year’s Leading Edge Books Conference in Canberra on 28 May. In a night celebrating the excellence in Independent Bookselling held at the National Museum of Australia, awards were presented for Publisher of the Year, an award vot

The 2016 ABIA Awards were held in Sydney last night. The awards celebrate the connection between Australian readers and the ‘book makers’ – authors, editors, publishing professionals and retailers, who unite to create the must-read books of the year.
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The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood (Allen & Unwin) has won the 2016 Stella Prize for women’s writing.

Charlotte Wood was presented with the $50,000 prize at an awards ceremony in Sydney on 19 April. She was chosen from a shortlist of six that


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Tonight in Sydney, Australian Independent Booksellers, announced The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood as their favourite Australian book from last year and the winner of The Indie Book Awards 2016 Book of the Year.

The individual category winners in Fi


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The Stella Prize has announced the six extraordinary books on the 2016 Stella Prize shortlist.

From more than 170 entries, this year’s Stella Prize judges – author and academic Brenda Walker (chair); writer and social commentator Emily Maguire; award-wi


The Stella Prize has announced the 2016 Stella Prize longlist.

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The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature. It was awarded for the first time in 2013 to Carrie Tiffany for Mateship with Birds. In 2014, the winner


Shortlist

Australian Independent Booksellers are pleased to announce the Shortlist for The Indie Book Awards 2016. Independent booksellers of Australia, affectionately termed ‘indies’, have a proud reputation for choosing the best in Australian writing, with man


Australian Independent Booksellers of Australia have announced the Longlist for The Indie Book Awards 2016.