2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, ‘The Glad Shout,’ by Alice Robinson.

For more visit:
www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/11/14/142143/the-glad-shout-wins-readings-prize-for-new-australian-fiction/

Amazon and Library Ebook Lending


The link below is to an article that is worth considering in the library ebook lending controversy – for Amazon is probably the worst offender when it comes to this.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2019/10/25/sometimes-amazon-is-more-evil-than-the-major-publishers/

Paying to Browse?


The link below is to an article that takes a look at paying a fee to browse physical bookshops/bookstores. Would you do so?

For more visit:
https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/should-we-pay-to-enter-bookstores

2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction Shortlist


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the shortlist for 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction, formerly the Samuel Johnson Prize.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/23/141539/baillie-gifford-prize-for-nonfiction-2019-shortlist-announced/