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    Tasmanian writer Richard Flanagan's novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North has been shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The Narrow Road to the Deep North, tells of the cruelty of war, the tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love. In 1943, in a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. This savagely beautiful novel...

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    Bramham

    Author and paralympic swimmer Sam Bramham entered the Big Brother house last night. Sam was headhunted as a contestant for the house while doing publicity for his book Three-Quarter Man: Pranks Passion and Paralympics. Born without a femur in his right leg, Sam competed at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Paralympics where he won two gold medals, two silver medals and a bronze medal. In 2009 he received the Medal of the Order of Australia. Three-Quarter Man is Sam's biography detaling how he had his right leg amputated at the age of five but has never let his disability get in...

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    ALIA 2014

    Come and visit Public Library Sales Manager Sarah Cavanagh at Stand 5 at the ALIA National 2014 Conference. This is the major event in the Australian Library and Information calendar in 2014. The conference will take place at The Pullman, Albert Park from Monday 15 September to Friday 19 September 2014 and will include an inspiring and relevant program of workshops, sessions and keynote speakers as well as exciting new social events and an extensive trade exhibition showcasing the latest developments from our corporate partners. The conference theme will be ‘Together we are stronger’ which will reflect the launch of ALIA’s...

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    Indigenous Literacy Foundation

    Indigenous Literacy Day aims to raise vital funds to put books and literacy resources into the hands of school students, mothers, babies and toddlers in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation's Executive Director Karen Williams said that she hopes the day will raise over $100,000 to support its projects which include a free book supply program, community publishing (where possible in first language), the Book Buzz early literacy project, as well as field trips to remote schools with authors, musicians and illustrators. Across Australia over 700 schools, libraries, businesses, booksellers and individuals have registered to...

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    CBCA

    The Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards have been announced. Click on the titles below to purchase now.   *Older Readers*  Winner Wildlife (Fiona Wood, Pan) Honour books Fairytales for Wilde Girls (Allyse Near, Random House) The Sky So Heavy (Claire Zorn, UQP)   *Younger Readers * Winner A Very Unusual Pursuit (Catherine Jinks, A&U) Honour books My Life as an Alphabet (Barry Jonsberg, A&U) Light Horse Boy (Dianne Wolfer, illus by Brian Simmonds, Fremantle Press)   *Early Childhood* Winner The Swap (Jan Ormerod, illus by Andrew Joyner, Little Hare) Honour books I’m a Dirty Dinosaur (Janeen Brian, illus by Ann James, Viking) Banjo and Ruby Red (Libby Gleeson, illus...

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    Dummies Website

    We have just released the James Bennett Digital For Dummies Catalogue featuring titles on Business & Investing, Computing, Music, Education, Math, Science, Health and more. To request your copy email jbmarketing@bennett.com.au now!  

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