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2015 Miles Franklin Award Shortlist Announced

Miles Franklin Award Shortlist 2015

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Anthony Doerr Wins Pulitzer

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for All the Light We Cannot See. Ten years in the writing, the novel tells the magnificent story of a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.

10 Editions of Grimm's Fairytales

Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

For over two centuries, people have been reading the Fairy Tales first put out by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in 1812. From leather and gilt to decorated cloth, explore ten different, beautiful editions from over the years.

50 Essential Young Adult Novels

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Don't let the label limit you - young adult or 'YA' fiction has plenty to offer seasoned readers, as well. With relatable situations and dynamic characters, some of the most riveting novels going are YA. We've chosen 50 not to miss.

So You've Been Publicly Shamed

So You ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

Timely and topical in a world squirming under the scrutinizing lens of social media, Jon Ronson's new book examines the changing nature and application of shame in our society, and is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.