Category Archives: Australian Authors

Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2017 Shortlists

The shortlists for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards have been announced. You can reserve your copy at City of Parramatta Library. The shortlisted titles in each category are:  

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The dry – a book review

Title: The Dry Author: Jane Harper Review by Katherine The Dry by Jane harper has been described as “mythic and valiant” and there is no doubt that Jane Harper has become the latest Aussie literary sensation.  The Dry has now … Continue reading

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Asher Award 2017 Shortlist

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has announced the shortlist for the 2017 Asher Literary Award.

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Walkley Book Award 2017 Longlist

The Walkley Book Award recognises excellence in Australian nonfiction literature and long-form journalism. This year marks the 62nd annual Walkley Awards. While you can argue about the meaning journalism in a social media and high tech age, there are still … Continue reading

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2017 Most Underrated Book Award Shortlist

Every year, hundreds and thousands of books are published, and some are awarded. However it’s certain some fantastic books are missed out from any of famous or not too famous awards. Why we read is a very complicated and very … Continue reading

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