The shortlists for the Queensland Literary Awards for 2012 have been announced. Here are the nominees! Fiction book award The Chemistry of Tears (Peter Carey, Penguin) All That I Am (Anna Funder, Penguin) Sarah Thornhill (Kate Grenville, Text) Autumn Laing (Alex Miller, A&U) Cold Light (Frank Moorhouse, Random House) Science writer award Seduced by Logic (Robyn Arianrhod, UQP) Gone Viral (Frank Bowden, [...]
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Books Alive, an Australian Government initiative, aims to encourage all Australians to turn off their screens and get reading.
“This project is a real opportunity for all Australians to get involved in a simple, effective and meaningful community activity. I encourage you, your school, your bookclub, or your organisation to be involved.” - Thérèse Rein, Patron This morning, I attended the launch of Book Buzz, an initiative of the Indigenous Literacy Project, at Customs House: Unfortunately, this [...]