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News

News
Winners to be announced 23 March 2020.
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Winners will be announced on 30 January 2020.
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Any Ordinary Day honoured in the 64th Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism.
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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.

Extracts

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Dana Cordell recently told me an anecdote about an eco-village in Sweden with urine-diverting composting toilets.
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I love the snow gum.
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Had the young woman at the bar been slightly more attractive, Geoff Noonan might have smelled a trap.
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The aging captain, gray at the temples now, had steered the great ship Glory for many years, and was ready to retire.
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It is, Roy thinks, perfect.
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Primitive technology is the practice of making tools, structures, textiles, and clothing using only natural materials found in the wild.

Articles

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Ceridwen Dovey tackles ‘real work envy’ by tuning in to the fascinating vocational pathways of others.
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From The Right-brain Workout, Russel Howcroft and Alex Wadelton outline how creativity is inherent in all of us.
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Maggie Groff blows up a motherhood fantasy with a cold dose of motherhood reality.
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Suggestions from the book lovers at Penguin Random House Australia.
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Jólabókaflóðið is the beautiful Icelandic tradition of gifting books on Christmas Eve.
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Everyone knows books make the best presents.

Recipes

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With warm arrabbiata dressing, chilled baby mozzarella and fresh mint.
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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.

Q&A

Q&A
We flipped the interview, putting the Inner Worlds Outer Spaces author through her vocational paces.
Q&A
The much-loved Australian songwriter on books, inspiration and his poetry compilation Love Is Strong as Death.
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We sat down with Fiona McIntosh to hear all about bringing the 1870s to life in The Diamond Hunter.
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An in-depth discussion between Lee Child and George Martin in Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 2018.
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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.

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
Treat your book club to Leah Purcell's harrowing and timely retelling of Henry Lawson's The Drover's Wife.
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.

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.