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Tim Winton wins the Voss Literary Prize 2019

Tim Winton has been named the winner of the 2019 Voss Literary Prize for his novel, The Shepherd’s Hut.

The Shepherd’s Hut is a searing look at what it takes to keep love and hope alive in a parched and brutal world.

In his review, our managing director Mark Rubbo writes: ‘Reading this book is like a roller coaster; the vernacular, the languag…

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Graphic novels & comics we loved in 2019

Our staff share some of their favourite graphic novels and comics from the past year.

“The first book my kid has read with complete enthusiasm – at the dinner table, in the car – was Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters, an excellent tale of siblings and family life. She immediately wanted its freshly released sequel, Guts – about anxiety, and the first …

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Short story collections we loved in 2019

Our staff share some of their favourite short story collections from the past year.

“I enjoyed all the short story collections I read this year. This Taste for Silence was probably my pick for best collection but my favourite short story ‘Further to Fly’ came from Joshua Lobb’s The Flight of Birds. Another enjoyable collection was Fabulous Live

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