Daily Archives: November 22, 2012

Costa Book Awards

The book world is agog at the shortlist for the 2012 Costa Book Awards. Of the 20 books nominated, two are graphic novels! The overall winner, to be announced on January 29, wins £30,000, while the category winners receive £5,000. Here … Continue reading

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2012 Patrick White Literary Award

It must be that time of year – here’s another award. This Australian award is presented to authors who “have made a significant but inadequately recognised contribution to Australian literature.” The award was established by Patrick White with his prize … Continue reading

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The most international of awards

The longlist of books nominated for the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been announced. Books are nominated for this award by public libraries around the world, including our own State Library of NSW. There are 154 books on … Continue reading

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Fun with Books #1

The Joy of Books Created by Sean Ohlenkamp for Type Books (Toronto, ON) Wonder if the Library comes alive like this after we’ve all left for the day? I’d like to think it did . . .

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