Australian literature, Australian women writers, Book Industry, Books, challenges, check in post, Crime/Mystery, historical fiction, history, Interviews, Isolation Publicity, literary fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

Isolation Publicity with Sonya Bates

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Sonya Bates

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Book Bingo one 2020 – A Prize Winning Book

Welcome to another year of book bingo with my co-hosts, Amanda Barrett and Theresa Smith. This year, we have cut down the number of squares from thirty to twelve, so one square a month to post about, though nothing is stopping us from filling out the card within a few months and scheduling every post.… Continue reading Book Bingo one 2020 – A Prize Winning Book

Australian literature, Australian women writers, Awards, Book Industry, Books, challenges, history, non-fiction

Miles Franklin: A Short Biography by Jill Roe

Title: Miles Franklin: A Short Biography Author: Jill Roe Genre: Non-fiction, biography Publisher: HarperCollins, 4th Estate Published: 23rd April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 432 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Author, union organiser, WW1 volunteer, agitator, nationalist, Miles Franklin dedicated her life to many causes, none more passionately than Australian literature. Propelled to fame aged only twenty-one in… Continue reading Miles Franklin: A Short Biography by Jill Roe

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The World Goes On by László Krasznahorakai (translated from the Hungarian by John Bakti, Ottilie Mulzet and Georges Szirtes

Title: The World Goes On Author: László Krasznahorakai (translated from the Hungarian by John Bakti, Ottilie Mulzet and Georges Szirtes Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Tuskar Books/Profile Books Published: 18th December, 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 312 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A new work of fiction from the winner of the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. A… Continue reading The World Goes On by László Krasznahorakai (translated from the Hungarian by John Bakti, Ottilie Mulzet and Georges Szirtes