2020 Franz Kafka Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2020 Franz Kafka Prize, Milan Kundera.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/sep/22/milan-kundera-joyfully-accepts-czech-republics-franz-kafka-prize

2020 ACU Prize for Poetry Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2020 ACU Prize for poetry, Geoff Page, for ‘Jericho.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/09/22/156923/page-wins-2020-acu-prize-for-poetry/

2020 Victorian Premier’s History and Community History Awards Shortlists


The link below is to an article reporting on the shortlist for the 2020 Victorian Premier’s History Award and Community History Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/09/25/157244/vic-prems-history-award-2020-shortlist-announced/

2020 Blake Poetry Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2020 Blake Poetry Prize, Judith Nangala Crispin, for the poem ‘On Finding Charlotte in the Anthropological Record.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/09/22/156917/crispin-awarded-2020-blake-poetry-prize/

WordGlo


The link below is to an article that takes a look at a device known as ‘WordGlo,’ which is said to bring some of the functionality of a Kindle device to reading printed books – you be the judge of its merits.

For more visit:
https://ebookfriendly.com/wordglo-kindle-glowlight-print-books/

Latest Kindle Software Update


The links below are to articles reporting on the latest Kindle software/firmware update.

For more visit:
https://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2020/10/15/amazon-has-released-kindle-software-update-5-13-3/
https://goodereader.com/blog/kindle/kindle-makes-it-easier-to-borrow-ebooks-from-prime-reading

2020 Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the 2020 winner of the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize, Lily Emo.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2020/09/18/156784/nz-margaret-mahy-illustration-prize-winner-announced/

Rare Stolen Books Worth Millions Found Under House in Romania


The link below is to an article reporting on rare stolen books that were found under a house in Romania.

For more visit:
https://lithub.com/3-2-million-worth-of-rare-stolen-books-have-been-found-under-a-house-in-rural-romania/