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Education Publishing Awards 2015

We are delighted to inform you that the following A&U titles have been shortlisted in this year’s Educational Publishing Awards:

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2015 National Biography Award Shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 National Biography Award has been revealed by the State Library of NSW. This year Australia's pre-eminent prize for biographical writing and memoir celebrate 20 years since it began.

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Rivertime by Trace Balla wins the 2015 Readings Children’s Book Prize

Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce that Rivertime by Trace Balla has won the 2015 Readings Children's Book Prize!

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Nita B Kibble Literary Awards 2015: Shortlist

The Kibble Awards were established by Nita Dobbie in honour of her pioneering aunt, Nita Kibble - the first female librarian of the State Library of New South Wales. They comprise the Kibble Literary Award for an established author, as well as the Dobbie Literary Award for a first time published author.

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Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins 2015 Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. The £60,000 (A$117,600) biennial prize is awarded to a living author, whose body of work is available in English or English translation, in recognition of his or her contribution to fiction 'on the world stage'.

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The Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015 shortlist

Allen & Unwin is absolutely delighted to announce that The Eye of the Sheep by Sofie Laguna and After Darkness by Christine Piper have both been shortlisted for this year's Miles Franklin Literary Award.

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The Russell Prize for Humour Writing

Six of the most amusing books published over the last two years have been shortlisted in Australia's inaugural $10,000 biennial Russell Prize for Humour Writing - and two of them are published by Allen & Unwin.

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Rebecca Starford's memoir Bad Behaviour optioned for TV

TV rights to Rebecca Starford's debut memoir Bad Behaviour: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School have been optioned by director Pip Karmel and Amanda Higgs, co-creator and producer of The Secret Life of Us and The Time of Our Lives, via Curtis Brown at auction.

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BOSCH to blast onto Australian TV screens this July

SBS has purchased the first two seasons of Amazon's TV series starring Titus Welliver as the conflicted LAPD detective Harry Bosch and will air the first ten episodes from 29 July 2015.

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The 2015 NSW Premier's Literary Awards

We are absolutely thrilled to report that the following titles have been shortlisted for this year's NSW Premier's Literary Awards:

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