Monthly Archives: August 2016

Simply messing around in books

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First up, congratulations to A.S. Patric who has won Australia’s major prize, the Miles Franklin, for Black Rock White City, which we reviewed here:

https://gertloveday.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/a-s-patric-black-rock-white-city/

And  three cheers for Patric’s publisher, the small independent Transit Lounge. Although he’s a prize-winning short-story writer, the major publishers wouldn’t even read his book because they thought it wasn’t marketable.

Here’s some other interesting stuff we’ve come across:

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