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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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Jayne Newling awarded the Human Rights Commission Award for Literature

Congratulations to Jayne Newling whose book Missing Christopher has been awarded the Australian Human Rights Commission's 2014 Human Rights Award for Literature.

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We Were Liars voted YA Fiction Book of the Year

We are delighted to announce that We Were Liars by E. Lockhart has been voted Young Adult Fiction Book of the Year by Goodreads members!

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Vale P.D. James

British crime fiction author P.D. James has died, aged 94.

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Redeployment wins the National Book Award for Fiction

The annual U.S. National Book Awards were established in 1936 and are one of the most venerable of all the American book awards. This year's winning titles were recently announced and we're excited to reveal that the winner of the Fiction category was Redeployment by Phil Kay - a collection of stories that make up a timeless portrait of the tragedy and folly of war.

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