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The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists for 2017

Four emerging Australian writers have been named The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists for 2017. Congratulations to Jennifer Down, Julie Koh, Josephine Rowe and Rajith Savanadasa!

Here are our reviews of their most recent works.

Our Magic Hour by Jennifer Down

‘Jennifer Down’s Our Magic Hour is a brilliant Australian deb…

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What we’re reading: Amy Engel, Sally Thorne & Philip Pullman

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films and TV shows we’re watching, and the music we’re listening to. Lian Hingee is reading The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

I’ve been in a serious reading rut lately, unable to commit the time and attention to finishing any of the many books sitting in an increasingly unstable p…

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Winners of the Australian Book Industry Awards 2017

The winners of the 17th annual Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced in Sydney last night.

Australian Publishers Association (APA) CEO, Michael Gordon Smith says: ‘The ABIAs recognise excellence across the book industry, uniting authors, publishers and retailers in celebration of our collective passion for sharing stories and ide…

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