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2015 NEXT Woman of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Carolyn Press-McKenzie, author of Animal Magic, a finalist in the 2015 NEXT Woman of the Year Awards!

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Night Vision wins the Children's Choice Award

The New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are organised by the New Zealand Book Awards Trust, and administered by Booksellers NZ.

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The LIANZA Children’s and Young Adult’s Book Awards

Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce that Night Vision by Ella West has won the LIANZA Award for Young Adult Fiction.

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The NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

In the 25th year of these venerable awards, Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce that our authors Karen Healey and Ella West have made the shortlist in the Young Adult category!

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Laszlo Krasznahorkai wins 2015 Man Booker International Prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won the 2015 Man Booker International Prize. The £60,000 (A$117,600) biennial prize is awarded to a living author, whose body of work is available in English or English translation, in recognition of his or her contribution to fiction 'on the world stage'.

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The Book of Strange New Things shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award

The shortlisted titles for the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year published in 2014 have been announced and we are thrilled to report that Michel Faber's The Book of Strange New Things has made the cut!

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The Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist

We are delighted to announce that The Iceberg by Marion Coutts (Atlantic); Bodies of Light by Sarah Moss (Granta); and All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews (Faber) have all been shortlisted for this year's Wellcome Book Prize.

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The Quarto Group to be distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Murdoch Books

Allen & Unwin is delighted to announce that from 1st March 2015, they take over distribution of The Quarto Publishing Group in Australia and New Zealand.

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The Folio Prize for Fiction announces the 2015 shortlist

The shortlist for the £40,000 Folio Prize for Fiction has been announced and we're delighted to represent an amazing six of the eight shortlisted titles, via our UK cousins at Faber & Granta!

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao declared 21st century’s best novel so far

The BBC has polled US critics to find the greatest novels written so far this century - and we're delighted to announce that Junot Diaz's astonishing and delightful novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao has topped the vote.

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