Tag Archives: Non-fiction

NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

The Christina Stead Prize for Fiction The Christina Stead Prize ($40,000) is offered for a book of fiction – for a novel or a collection of stories. Ghost River by Tony Birch Locust Girl. A Lovesong by Merlinda Bobis Clade by … Continue reading

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In Cold Blood

Today is the 50th anniversary of the publication of In True Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote. In True Blood is considered to be the first narrative non-fiction book, that is a book … Continue reading

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Podcast with Domini Stuart

Before her author talk at Blaxland Library last week, local journalist, author and speaker Domini Stuart joined us as a guest on our latest podcast episode. Domini spoke to us about her recent book Poor Me! How I stuffed by getting into debt … Continue reading

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2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Shortlists

A few days ago the shortlists for the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards was announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Arts Minister Tony Burke. From children’s books that excel in the art of storytelling through to revealing works of … Continue reading

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NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013 Shortlist

Another shortlist, this time for something close to home; the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2013.  There are several categories of prizes to be awarded.  The winners will be announced on 19 May during the Sydney Writers’ Festival. Christina Stead Prize … Continue reading

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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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If You’re Reading This . . .

If You’re Reading This . . . Last letters from the front line by Sian Price, Forward by Saul Kelly (2011) Frontline Books, London, 292 pages including Bibliography and Index Found on the Adult Non-Fiction shelves at 355.00922 PRI A … Continue reading

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