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TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design and covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Speakers often recommend books and we have selected five of our favourites.

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On November 29, 2012

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Women Who Dare: Sasha Wasley

Sasha Wasley was born and raised in Perth, Western Australia. She lives in the Swan Valley wine region with her two daughters. She writes commercial fiction, crossover new adult/YA mysteries...

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The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer

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Read an extract from Nicole Trope's Three Hours Late

We are delighted that Nicole Trope will be joining us for a CS Live online chat this Friday at 1pm. You can read an extract from her latest gripping book...

On September 2, 2013

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Kim Gamble, illustrator of Tashi, dies aged 63

It is with great sadness that the publishing industry comes to terms with the death of children’s book illustrator Kim Gamble. He died on Friday, aged 63.

On February 23, 2016

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Joanne Harris will be touring Australia soon

This week our Book of the Week is Peaches for Monsieur le Cure by Joanne Harris. Joanne will be a guest at the Brisbane Writers Festival in September.

On August 6, 2012
 
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