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Mark Baker introduces THE MESSENGER by Yannick Haenel

In February, award-winning author Yannick Haenel will visit Australia to promote his latest work. The Messenger is the compelling account of Jan Karski, a Polish Resistance fighter charged with telling the world about the plight of the Jews in Poland during World War II.

Friday Book Club

Each week on the Friday Book Club we’ll be searching through our entire publishing list to find the perfect read for your book club.

Last week we suggested Kate Grenville’s award-winning The Secret River.

Text Publishing acquires book by WikiLeaks founder

I hope this book will become one of the unifying documents of our generation – Julian Assange

Text Publishing has acquired ANZ rights in Julian Assange’s groundbreaking new book.

Friday Book Club

In a new series, each Friday we will be suggesting a particular book that you may like to consider for your book club. We will look at new releases and bestsellers; fiction, non-fiction and young adult; books you may have heard of and some that have passed you by.

CRIME newsletter competition

Thank you to everyone who entered our newsletter giveaway to win advance reading copies of Crime by Ferdinand von Schirach. Crime is an international bestselling collection of stories based on the author’s experiences as a leading defence lawyer.

James McNeish knighted in New Year’s Honours

For acclaimed author James McNeish, 2011 has begun in a most outstanding, and surprising, way. James admitted to being Read more

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Thank you to everyone for their support of Text Publishing in 2010. We will be taking a short break over the festive period to recharge the batteries and gear up for a huge 2011.

2010 in Review—Michael Heyward on The Book Show

Last Friday, Text publisher Michael Heyward joined Ramona Koval on ABC Radio National’s The Book Show to discuss the big events, books and trends of 2010.

Give the gift of laughter

Looking for last minute gifts? You’ll find something for everyone’s taste in this collection of beautifully illustrated humorous titles.

There are collections from two of today’s most irreverent cartoonists in Simon’s Cat: Beyond the Fence and Read more

A wrap of awards for the year—and some great gift ideas

With the year winding down, it is a great time to look back on all the fantastic books and authors that have won awards this year. They represent a truly diverse range of books and we warmly congratulate all the authors on their successes.


Alpha Reader

ANZ LitLovers

Bite the Book

The Conversation

Culture Mulcher

Diva Booknerd

Inside a Dog

Kids’ Book Review


Literary Minded

Meanjin Blog

Reading Tree


Scribe News

Speculating on SpecFic

The Wheeler Centre

Whispering Gums