We loved the interview and the questions weren’t too bad.
We then had a magnificent dinner at The Greek Club.
Never fails to inspire!
The award has grown greatly over the past few years. Beginning as an online-only event, the Best Translated Book Awards now feature an awards ceremony and a $5,000 cash prize—awarded to each winning author and translator, thanks to the support of Amazon.com .
Read all about it
The future belongs to the big imperial language
We had a great time at the local Greek on Monday night, in spite of the fact that they got our booking date wrong and they took ages to bring the food.
Here we are, looking fabulous (me thinks).
Last night our bookclub travelled to Brisbane to listen to Paul Kelly in conversation with QTC artistic director Wesley Enoch about How to Make Gravy A memoir in songs at HI-FI in West End.
We had a pleasant surprise when he sang 3 songs apart from talking about the book, one of them with Kev Carmody. Altogether an unforgettable night!
Fiction winner is Summertime by J.M Cotzee
Non-Fiction winner The Blue Plateau: A Landscape Memoir by Mark Tredinnick
See the other winners here
Hundreds of people wait for Haruki Murakami to appear at the House of Literature in Oslo on August 23rd
A bookworm ( Janet Tay from the Malaysian Star Online) shares her experience of the world’s largest writers and readers’ event.
Latest book by genius techno-pioneer William Gibson was released in Australia 31/08/10 a week before the US and Canada that were only able to rush to bookstores to buy it today 7/09. This book is part of an unofficial trilogy that started with Pattern Recognition. This last one a good one to start if you haven’t read him yet.
I received my kindle copy in the afternoon, so now I have both.