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    SEASON'S GREETINGS! *** James Bennett staff and management would like to wish all our customers, publishers and suppliers all the best for the festive season. Have a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year break. We look forward to working with you again in the new year. CLOSING TIMES: Please note James Bennett will be closed at 2.00pm on Wednesday 24th December. We will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015 with normal trading hours. Thank you for your support this year. ***  

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    Congratulations to all the winners of this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards. announced last night at the National Gallery of Victoria. The awards highlighted some of the best works in Australian literature and received a lot of media coverage this year thanks to two authors donating their winnings to charities. Richard Flanagan joint winner for fiction for his Booker Prize Winning "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" donated his $40,000 joint winner prize to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. And children's fiction award winner Bob Graham announced he was giving $10,000 of his prize money to the Asylum Seeker Resource...

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    The winners for the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards have been announced. State librarian Janette Wright said the awards had “grown out of community support and a great love of literature." This year's winners were chosen from a list of 450 books and manuscripts. Chair of the Queensland Literary Awards, Stuart Glover, said the winning and shortlisted books "remind us of the diverse things that books can do and the invention and creativity with which writers undertake their work." You can view the shortlisted titles here[sitetree_link id=3286]. JBO links are provided for the winning titles below. Why not ask us today about...

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    We have an upgrade to JBO (James Bennett Online) to announce! This upgrade include improvements to ordering workflows, viewing options, administration and preferences. A further upgrade to JBO (phase 2) is planned for the New Year and will cover discoverability and searching. To ensure customers are fully briefed on the new JBO functionality we have organised three training sessions for next week to cover phase 1 implementation. Please RSVP today to reserve your spot. These spots are limited but we will run additional training sessions as required. Terms and conditions below together with a summary of all the new JBO features...

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    British Crime Writer P.D. James has passed away at the age of 94. Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, was the author of 20 books, most of which have been filmed and broadcast on television in Britain and the United States.  "We will all miss her," Charles Elliott, her editor at Knopf, said in a statement. "Her books were in a class of their own, consistently entertaining yet as well-written and serious as any fiction of our time." British Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted: "Saddened to hear of the death of P.D. James, one of the UK's greatest crime writers,...

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    A number of books by Australian and New Zealand authors have been longlisted for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. A total of 142 books were nominated for the 2015 award by libraries in 39 different countries. This year’s longlist includes 49 novels that have been translated into English and 29 debut novels. "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" was the most popular title nominated by Australian libraries, with four nominations from libraries in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide and Brisbane. The shortlist for the 2015 award will be announced on 15 April and the winner will be announced on 17 June...

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