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2014 Australian Book Industry Awards announced in Sydney

The 14th Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced in Sydney tonight in front of Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Minister for the Arts George Brandis, with Graeme Simsion’s celebrated novel THE ROSIE PROJECT taking out the coveted Book of the Year award. Other big winners included the recipient of the 2013 Man Booker Prize, […]

Lloyd O'Neil Award Memories

Ann Poublon’s Excellent Bookselling Career

Lloyd O’Neil was made a member of the Order of Australia in 1991 in recognition of his distinguished service to the local publishing industry. The award that commemorates this exceptional figure recognises the long service of similarly outstanding individuals in the Australian book world. Ann Poublon, influential Perth-based bookseller and long-time Dymocks franchisee, received the […]

Shortlists Announced

2014 Australian Book Industry Awards Shortlists Announced

The 14th Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) shortlists were announced this morning in Sydney, revealing a stellar list of nominees that includes 2013 Man Booker Prize-winner THE LUMINARIES by Eleanor Catton for the inaugural International Book of the Year award and, for Literary Fiction Book of the Year, the multi-award-winning debut novel BURIAL RITESby Hannah […]