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David Grossman to be awarded for diplomatic efforts

Text congratulates Israeli author David Grossman, who is to be awarded the 25,000-euro German Book Trade Peace Prize for his efforts at Israeli and Palestinian reconciliation.

Grossman is the author of the much-praised Read more

The Imperfectionists closes in on perfection

As if just completing a month on The New York Times Best Sellers list wasn’t enough, The Imperfectionists has now been optioned for film.

Plan B Entertainment, Brad Pitt’s production company, has optioned the rights.

The Prix Sorcières has landed, broomstick and all

In April this year, Bernard Beckett’s futuristic and philosophical young adult novel Genesis won the prestigious Prix Sorcières in France.

Anaximander, a young Academy student, is put through a gruelling exam, the subject being her long-dead hero Adam Forde.

Another gong for Truth

Peter Temple’s brilliant novel Truth continues to accumulate accolades. This time it has been shortlisted for the Nielsen BookData Bookseller’s Choice Award.

Australian Book Industry Awards 2010—Shortlists Announced

The ABIA has unfurled its yearly shortlists and, quite frankly, we’re catching our breath here at Text.

A stellar year of publishing has resulted in stellar representation across a whole host of categories.

The Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing—two weeks to go

Time is running out to get your entries in for the 2010 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. Submissions close on Friday 4 June so get busy tidying those manuscripts and give us a chance to uncover your genius.

Arise Sir John

Award-winning author, J.M. Coetzee has been knighted in the Order of the Dutch Lion by The Royal Civilian Order of the Netherlands

The two-times Booker winner and Nobel laureate has been recognised for his immense body of work, which includes such outstanding books as Read more

Beatrice and Virgil ignites passionate responses across the globe

When you write one of the most loved books ever in Life of Pi, and then take eight years to publish a new book you are bound to create an atmosphere of anticipation. When that new book, Read more


Miles Franklin Award competition

We’ve had an amazing response to our Miles Franklin Award competition. On offer were three double passes to ‘An Afternoon With The Authors’, a special event at the State Library of Victoria where authors Read more

War at the Wall Street Journal—take a peek behind the scenes

This month Text Publishing is thrilled to release War at the Wall Street Journal, Sarah Ellison’s amazing insider account of Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of the famed paper.


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