Events

Catherine Harris will join Lisa Hill and panelists Paddy O'Reilly and Nicole Hayes for a discussion on a theme of the “glittering facade.”

Sunday 23 November
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
Venue: Phoenix Park Library, 26 Rob Roy Road, Malvern East, VIC 3145.
Tickets: Free event. Please book online at the Stonnington Library Festival website or call (03) 8290 4000.

Stand and Deliver: Celebrating 50 years of the National Press Club to be launched by the Hon. Joe Hockey.

Thursday 27 November
Time: 10:30am for an 11:00am start.
Venue: Mural Hall, Parliament House, Canberra.
Tickets: Due to Parliament House security, RSVPs are essential by November 25th. Please email coordinator@npc.org.au to RSVP.

The Recordkeeping Roundtable hosts an evening with Christine Kenneally.

Drinks and snacks available.

Wednesday 3 December
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm.
Venue: Berkelouw Books, 19 Oxford St, Paddington, NSW 2021.
Tickets: Gold coin donation. Please RSVP on the Recordkeeping Roundtable website.

Kim Williams in conversation with Andrew Ford

Thursday 12 February
Time: 6:00pm for a 6:30pm start.
Venue: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, NSW 2037.
Tickets: $10 / $7 concession / free for Gleeclub members. Please RSVP to (02) 9660 2333 or events@gleebooks.com.au


News

Holiday in Cambodia by Laura Jean McKay has been shortlisted for the Steele Rudd Award for best Australian short story collection at the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards.

The Prince by David Marr has been longlisted for the 2014 Walkley Book Award.

Night Games by Anna Krien has been longlisted for the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award.

The New York Times reviews Internal Medicine by Terrence Holt: “Holt dissects the medical experience in exquisite and restrained prose.”

Night Games by Anna Krien has won the award for Best True Crime book at the 2014 Davitt Awards.

The cover of Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia by David Hunt has been shortlisted for the Non-Fiction prize in the 2014 Australian Book Design Awards. Congratulations to our talented in-house designer Peter Long!

Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport by Anna Krien has been shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards.

Anzac's Long Shadow by James Brown, Why We Argue About Climate Change by Eric Knight and Battlers and Billionaires by Andrew Leigh have all been longlisted for the 2014 John Button Prize.