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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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The museum of modern love – a review

Title: The museum of modern love Author: Heather Rose Yan’s pick I picked up this book initially, it was because the author won the Stella Prize for 2017. Then I couldn’t put the book down after the first ten pages. It … Continue reading

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2017 Stella Prize Winner

Heather Rose has won the 2017 Stella Prize, worth $50,000, for her novel The Museum of Modern Love (A&U). Judging panel chair Brenda Walker said the novel, which reimagines Marina Abramovic’s 2010 performance of ‘The Artist is Present’ at the Museum … Continue reading

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Man Booker Longlist 2016

South African-born Australian author J M Coetzee’s forthcoming novel The Schooldays of Jesus (Text, October) has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. The 13 books longlisted for the prize are:

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Ned Kelly Shortlists 2016

The Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) has announced the shortlists for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing. The shortlisted works in each category are:

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