Category Archives: Awards & Prize Lists

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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2017 Man Booker Prize Goes to Saunders

From the shortlist of six, US writier George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his debut novel Lincoln in the Bardo. The book was described by the judging panel as ‘utterly original’ with a ‘witty, intelligent, and … Continue reading

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Kazuo Ishiguro – The Nobel in Literature 2017

We haven’t posted this until now. It’s not that we didn’t notice it. Actually I saw the news in the first instance. I’m not surprised, although this prize, always evokes a lot of discussion. Kazuo Ishiguro is one of my … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Choice – October 2017

The top 10 titles of recently published books, as chosen by Librarians around Australia is out now – why not reserve a copy. The Greatest Gift – Rachael Johns Mother: Female parent of a child Mum: The woman who nurtures, … Continue reading

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