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The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction shortlist 2017

The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction considers first and second books from Australian authors, with the aim of recognising exciting and exceptional new contributions to local literature.

Over the past year, the judges have read their way through over 70 Australian titles and were impressed by the number of edgy voices who didn’t shy away…

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Meet the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction shortlist 2017

We’ve announced the shortlist for the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2018. Here, we introduce the six shortlisted authors. Find more information about this year’s shortlisted books (including the judges' report) here. Sam Carmody

Sam Carmody is an award-winning songwriter and novelist from Geraldton on the rural coast of Western …

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Our top 10 bestsellers of the week

The Enigmatic Mr Deakin by Judith Brett The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (including sales of other editions) Crossing the Line by Kim McGrath The Barefoot Investor by Scott Pape Watching Out by Julian Burnside The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy Taboo by Kim Scott The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson Common Peopl

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