Are you ready for the 2016 Reading Hour? Your opportunity to make a difference.
Launched by Australia’s National Year of Reading 2012, the Reading Hour initiative is an annual event that raises awareness of the importance of literacy. It encourages people of all ages to discover the joy of reading.
10 days to go until #readinghour
There are only 10 days to go until the Reading Hour takes place across Australia on 18th August 6pm-7pm.
Allen & Unwin have published a new book called ‘Surveillance’. Written by Crikey correspondent Bernard Keane, this thriller is about security in the digital age, and how far governments may go to conceal the truth.
The winner of the 2015 Miles Franklin Award is Sofia Laguna’s The Eye of the Sheep.
Originally trained to be a lawyer, Laguna continues to have a successful writing career for both adults and children books.
The prestigious 2014 Man Booker Prize has been awarded to Richard Flanagan, for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
The National Reading Hour is today 6pm – 7pm! Share a book with your friends & family to spread the love of reading.
Any blog about the digital age, books and libraries without a mention of the new purpose-built Library Retrieval System (LRS) that recently opened at the University of Technology Sydney.
Evie Wyld for All the Birds, Singing.
The Miles Franklin Award is presented each year to a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases.
The Miles Franklin was first awarded in 1957. Since then, the annual announcement of the winner has become an event anticipated and discussed throughout Australia and around the world.
Read more about the 2014 winner…
Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement with plaintiffs seeking compensation for an alleged e-book price-fixing scheme in the United States.