Lindach's Blog – September 2009 Archive (4)

The Times 50 best paperbacks for 2009


The Times newspaper has just published its top 50 paperbacks for the year. Some great reads are included. Check it out.

The Times picks the 50 best paperbacks of 2009

Added by Lindach on September 30, 2009 at 18:00 — No Comments

2009 Prime Minister's Literary Awards for Fiction and Non Fiction 2009 Shortlists announced

It certainly is the season for literary awards and shortlists.

Here is the latest:

The 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Awards Non-Fiction and Fiction shortlists.Some great reads by Australian authors to follow up.



Seven fiction and eight non-fiction works have made the 2009 shortlists, selected from more than 250 entries:



Non-Fiction

Van Diemen's Land - James Boyce

Doing Life: A Biography of Elizabeth Jolley -… Continue

Added by Lindach on September 22, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Annouced

Here are the winners. Some great reads to follow up.

Wanting by Richard Flanagan has won the Queensland Premier's Literary Award for fiction. 'This distinguished Australian writer brings history to life in this fascinating novel based on events in early colonial Australia and England,' say the judges. The other winners are:



Non-fiction book: The Tall Man by Chloe Hooper



Unpublished Indigenous Writer: The Boundary by Nicole Watson



Film Script: Max and Mary… Continue

Added by Lindach on September 10, 2009 at 12:30 — No Comments

2009 ManBooker Prize Shortlist announced

Check out this year's shortlist. How many have you read?





A S Byatt The Children's Book (Random House, Chatto and Windus)



J M Coetzee Summertime (Random House, Harvill Secker)



Adam Foulds The Quickening Maze (Random House, Jonathan Cape)



Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall (HarperCollins, Fourth Estate)



Simon Mawer The Glass Room (Little, Brown)



Sarah Waters The Little Stranger (Little, Brown, Virago)



For more information… Continue

Added by Lindach on September 9, 2009 at 13:30 — No Comments

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