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Bram Presser has been named the winner of the 2018 Voss Literary Prize for his debut novel, The Book of Dirt.
The Book of Dirt is a spellbinding novelisation of one family’s tale of Holocaust survival, and a heart-warming story about a grandson’s devotion to the power of storytelling and his family’s legacy.
In his review, St Kilda bookseller Dave Little writes: ‘Works such as this give us the …
Congratulations to all the authors, illustrators and publishers longlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2019!
Each year, independent booksellers from around the nation get together and vote for their favourite titles in six different categories, as well as their favourite book overall. Here are the longlistees for each category.Fiction The Lost Man by Jane Harper The Fragments by Toni Jordan Ni…
‘I loved Clarice Lispector’s Complete stories. Lispector is a well known Brazilian writer, who did most of her work from the early 40s through to the mid 70s. She has such a complex, unusual imagination, and her stories are complete little worlds you fall into. Highly recommended.’
– Britt Munro
‘Qiu Miaojin’s …
The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards celebrate outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life.
Congratulations to the 2018 winners for each category.
Border Districts by Gerald Murnane
Blindness and Rage by Brian Castro
‘Lisa Hanawalt’s Coyote Doggirl is a surreal western that is fierce, silly and kind of bleak. So funny, and lots of swearing and beautiful colours too! I also loved Aminder Dhaliwal’s Woman World. Set in a future world where men are extinct, this cleverly crafted story is filled with heart-warming and absolut…
Please note: This list doesn’t include sales from our 12 Days of Christmas Special Offers.…
Best Fiction Book
Best Non-fiction Book
Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee
Best Young Adult Book
Stone Girl by Eleni Hale
Best Children’s Book