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Peter Singer’s response to global poverty, The Life You Can Save, was all over the weekend papers, and this week Peter sets off on a five-city speaking tour. All Peter’s royalties from the book will be donated to Read more
Here at Text we are very proud to be publishing a book you should have heard of, and read, but probably haven’t: The Women in Black, by Madeleine St John.
Madeleine St John was born in Sydney.
Rosemary Neill wrote in the Australian last weekend:
‘This extraordinarily potent crossover novel for adults and older teens looks at racial intolerance through the prism of a dangerous friendship between a black and a white boy. … The sensual, almost overripe prose of Read more
We wish you a merry Christmas, and a happy new year.
The Text offices will be closing this Wednesday, 24 December, and will reopen on Monday, 5 January.
Any orders placed on the website between 24 December and 4 January will be sent out on 5 January.
Regular visitors to this site might recall we announced with some excitement last month that Text will be publishing two classic novels by the legendary Leonard Cohen, to coincide with his Australian tour.
Text Publishing is delighted to announce that it has signed a third Barack Obama book, Change We Can Believe In.
The longlist for the 2009 International Impac Dublin Literary Award has been released. This is the largest and most international prize of its kind. Libraries from all over the world can nominate books written in any language.