Readings Carlton wins Independent Bookseller of the Year 2010

ABIA-Logo-2010 Readings is thrilled to have been named Independent Bookseller of the Year 2010 for our Carlton shop at the Australian Book Industry Awards last night. It’s the second year running that the shop has won the award. Congratulations to the Carlton shop manager Robbie Egan, all the shop staff and Readings owner Mark Rubbo.

readings Readings Carlton, as seen from the back of the shop.

Other award highlights from last night include Scribe Publications winning the Small Publisher of the Year award, Allen and Unwin winning Publisher of the Year and Craig Silvey’s Jasper Jones won Book of the Year.

Congratulations to all the winning booksellers, publishers, authors and illustrators. Here’s the full list of winners as voted for by booksellers and publishers of Australia.

Independent Bookseller of the Year 2010

  • Gleebooks (NSW/ACT)
  • Avid Reader (Qld)
  • Imprints Booksellers (SA/NT)
  • Fullers Bookshop Hobart (Tas)
  • Readings Books Music Film Carlton (Vic)
  • Bookcaffe (WA)

Small Publisher of the Year 2010

  • Black Dog Books
  • Black Inc.
  • New Holland Publishers
  • Scribe Publications
  • UNSW Press

Publisher of the Year 2010

  • Allen & Unwin
  • Murdoch Books
  • Penguin Australia
  • Random House Australia
  • Text Publishing

Book of the Year 2010

  • Australians: Origins to Eureka, written by Thomas Keneally, published by Allen & Unwin
  • Bart: My Life, written by J.B. Cummings, published by Pan Macmillan
  • Jasper Jones, written by Craig Silvey, published by Allen & Unwin
  • Ransom, written by David Malouf, published by Random House Australia
  • Truth, written by Peter Temple, published by The Text Publishing Company

Newcomer of the Year (debut writer) 2010

  • Piano Lessons, written by Anna Goldsworthy, published by Black Inc.
  • Red Dust, written by Fleur McDonald, published by Allen & Unwin
  • Siddon Rock, written by Glenda Guest, published by Random House Australia
  • The Virtuoso, written by Sonia Orchard, published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • The Weight of Silence, written by Catherine Therese, published by Hachette Australia

Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2010

  • Dog Boy, written by Eva Hornung, published by The Text Publishing Company
  • Jasper Jones, written by Craig Silvey, published by Allen & Unwin
  • Lovesong, written by Alex Miller, published by Allen & Unwin
  • Ransom, written by David Malouf, published by Random House Australia
  • The World Beneath, written by Cate Kennedy, published by Scribe Publications

Biography of the Year 2010

General Fiction Book of the Year 2010

General Nonfiction Book of the Year 2010

Illustrated Book of the Year 2010

Book of the Year for Older Children (age range 8 to14 years) 2010

Book of the Year for Younger Children (age range 0 to 8 years) 2010

  • Baby Wombat’s Week, written by Jackie French & illustrated by Bruce Whatley, published by HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • Grug, written & illustrated by Ted Prior, published by Simon & Schuster Australia
  • Mr Chicken Goes to Paris, written & illustrated by Leigh Hobbs, published by Allen & Unwin
  • Running with the Horses, written & illustrated by Alison Lester, published by Penguin Australia
  • The Terrible Plop, written by Ursula Dubosarsky & illustrated by Andrew Joyner, published by Penguin Australia

Chain Bookseller of the Year 2010

  • Dymocks George St Sydney (NSW/ACT)
  • Dymocks Indooroopilly (Qld)
  • Dymocks Adelaide (SA/NT)
  • Dymocks Hobart (Tas)
  • Hill of Content (Vic)
  • Dymocks Garden City (Booragoon) (WA)

Specialist Bookseller of the Year 2010

  • The Cookery Book (NSW/ACT)
  • Folio Books (Qld)
  • ALS Library Services (SA/NT)
  • Ellison Hawker Bookshop (Tas)
  • Books for Cooks (Vic)
  • Boffins Bookshop (WA)

Bookseller Marketing Campaign of the Year 2010

  • Better Read Than Dead, for Year of the Book and others
  • Big W, for The Big Book Bonanza
  • Fullers Bookshop Hobart, for 10 Rules of Rock & Roll
  • Pages & Pages Booksellers Mosman, for Revolutionary Road
  • Shearers Bookshop, for *The Truth Hurts*

Distributor of the Year 2010

  • Alliance Distribution Services
  • Harper Entertainment Distribution Services
  • Macmillan Distribution Services
  • Random House Australia
  • United Book Distributors

Publisher Marketing Campaign of the Year 2010

International Success of the Year 2010

  • Allen & Unwin, for The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
  • Hinkler Books, for Dora the Explorer
  • Hinkler Books, for Simply Success
  • UNSW Press, for Fishes of the Open Ocean
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