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News

News
We are thrilled to announce that submissions for the annual Literary Prize are now open.
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Fun things to celebrate the exciting news
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Penguin Random House Australia has acquired Australian and New Zealand rights to Lynette Noni’s new series, The Prison Healer.
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Penguin Random House authors Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share the 2019 Booker Prize.
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Featuring live music by Paul Kelly with Alice Keath, this unmissable night will challenge you, uplift you and inspire you to make poetry a lifetime friend.
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Bill Gates book announced for 2020 publication.

Extracts

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Primitive technology is the practice of making tools, structures, textiles, and clothing using only natural materials found in the wild.
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In June 1885, three Frenchmen arrived in London.
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There’s a story from World War I, perhaps apocryphal, but possibly true, that sums up Australia’s love of gambling.
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You Verres will plead that your statues and pictures have adorned the city and the forum of the people of Rome …
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The world was riveted by the news coming out of Thailand.
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Through his periscope, Kapitän Hans Schultz watched the chaos aboard the schooner Carroll A.

Articles

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From The Resilience Project, four simple strategies to reclaim your attention and look up.
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Simple tips to help you suck slightly less at cooking.
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From Against All Odds, Richard ‘Harry’ Harris seeks an outside opinion on a crazy idea.
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From The Magic of Sleep, five tips for cutting out smartphone distractions.
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Fiona McIntosh on her colourful childhood in Africa and how this influenced The Diamond Hunter.
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The bestselling author takes us through building a makeup capsule collection in her new book In Your Face.

Recipes

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A delicious Ham and Cheese Melt recipe from You Suck at Cooking.
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A tasty potato salad recipe from You Suck at Cooking.
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These little ‘sandwiches’ are a lovely adaptation of the traditional shortcake.
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A crisp, toasted sourdough sandwich put together quickly with a little béchamel.
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A case of shortcrust pastry with plenty of leeks sweated down in butter then bound with an egg and cream mixture and baked.
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Tomato, sweet fennel, crispy thyme, garlic, vermouth and parmesan combine in this delicious risotto recipe from Veg.

Q&A

Q&A
The much-loved Australian songwriter on books, inspiration and his poetry compilation Love Is Strong as Death.
Q&A
An in-depth discussion between Lee Child and George Martin in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 2018.
Q&A
We sat down with Fiona McIntosh to hear all about bringing the 1870s to life in The Diamond Hunter.
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The Island on the Edge of the World author on the inspiration behind the novel.
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The Maybe the Horse Will Talk author reflects on the socio-political conflicts at the heart of the novel.
Q&A
Margaret Atwood discusses her return to Gilead.

Activities

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Are you an Acolyte, a Guardian or a Keeper?
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No bananas were harmed during the making of this activity pack.
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Celebrate the festive season with this gorgeous activity pack designed by author and illustrator Jess Racklyeft.
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Take our summer reading quiz, and find a title to match your holiday vibes.
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A celebration of art and Dr Seuss
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Everything you need to celebrate Dahl Day 2019

Book Clubs

Book Clubs
Wackadoo!
Book Clubs
Transport your book club to the colourful but chaotic land of Haiti.
Book Clubs
Fiona McIntosh's new historical blockbuster is sure to spark an engaging book club conversation.
Book Clubs
A riveting pick for book club.
Book Clubs
Discover the dystopian novel that started a phenomenon.
Book Clubs
Two female spies, a banned masterpiece, a book that changed history...

Bonus

Bonus
For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.
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For the love of reading.