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Aussie fiction by Melanie Mutch

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presented at Readers advisory seminar 6 March 2013

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Aussie fiction by Melanie Mutch

  1. 1. Australian FictionTherese Scott Melanie Mutch Ashfield Library Warringah Library Service
  2. 2. OUR STORY: STORY NSW SHORTLIST
  3. 3. MY FAVOURITES
  4. 4. BOOKTOPIA: AUSTRALIA’S FAVOURITE NOVELIST
  5. 5. ABC Quest For The Australian Book ThatMeans Most To AustralianReaders
  6. 6. 1st Tuesday Book Club: 10 Aussie Books
  7. 7. The best book in the world is quite simply the one you like best and that is something you can discover for yourself, but we are here to help you find it. Opening the Book
  8. 8. AppealCharacteristics
  9. 9. SETTING
  10. 10. STORY
  11. 11. STYLE
  12. 12. CHARACTER
  13. 13. TONE
  14. 14. PACE
  15. 15. PUT IT INTOPLACE
  16. 16. IDENTIFY AUSTRALIAN AUTHORS State Library NSW -Pinterest
  17. 17. www.pinterest.com/wlsbookclub/australian-stories/
  18. 18. STAY INFORMED
  19. 19. www.indies.com.au
  20. 20. http://bitethebook.com/
  21. 21. http://blog.booktopia.com.au/
  22. 22. http://anzlitlovers.com/ (winner Word Category Best Australian Blog 2012)
  23. 23. http://newtownreviewofbooks.com/
  24. 24. http://auslit.net/
  25. 25. http://reviewofaustralianfiction.com/
  26. 26. TWITTER PUBLISHERS Allen & Unwin@AllenAndUnwin Pan MacmillanGet Reading@GetReadingAU Aus@PanMacmillanAuslove2read@love2read2013 Text Publishing@text_publishingGood Reading@GoodReading Pan Macmillan@panmacmillanThe Big Book Club@TheBigBookClub Hachette Australia@HachetteAusBooks+Publishing@BplusPNews Bloomsbury Sydney@BloomsburySydFirstTuesdayBookClub@tuesdaybookclub Random House Books@randomhouseauSpectrumSMH@SpectrumSMH Penguin BooksAustralianBookReview@AustBookReview Aust@PenguinBooksAusCity of Literature @melbcityoflit ReviewAustFiction@AustFiction HarperCollins Aus@HarperCollinsAUBOOKSELLERSGleebooks@Gleebooksbooktopia@booktopia Literary PrizesBetter Read Books@BRTDbookshopDymocks Books@Dymocksbooks TheStellaPrize@TheStellaPrizeBerkelouw Books@Berkelouw MilesFranklin@_milesfranklinShearers Bookshop@ShearersBooks NSW PremsLitAwards@NSW_PLAJon Page@PnPBookseller Man Asian Lit Prize@MALPrizeReadings@ReadingsBooksKinokuniya Sydney@KinokuniyaAustAusIndieBooks@AusIndieBooks
  27. 27. WEBSITES MENTIONED:National Year of Reading - Our Storyhttp://www.love2read.org.au/our-story.cfmThe Book Club - 10 Aussie books specialhttp://www.abc.net.au/tv/firsttuesday/s3671230.htmBooktopia Blog - Australias Favourite Novelisthttp://blog.booktopia.com.au/2013/01/26/australias-favourite-novelist-the-full-list/Booktopia Blog - 50 Must Read Australian Novels (the popular vote)http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2011/01/11/50-must-read-australian-novels-as-voted-by-you-in-2010/Your Favourite Australian Book - ABC Radio, ABC Online and the Australian Society ofAuthors (ASA) invited you to celebrate the rich tradition of our literature by helping unearththe nations favourite bookhttp://www.abc.net.au/radio/book/default.htmReading Australia 200The Australian Society of Authors Council list of 200 classic Australian titles studentsshould encounter at school and university. They plan to take the 200 works and matchthem with materials from the National Librarys Trove archive to create a rich set ofresources.http://www.copyright.com.au/assets/documents/top-200-australian-literary-titlesOpening the BookA reader-centred approach has lots of advantages. It allows people with differentpreferences in reading to talk to each other on common ground.http://www.openingthebook.com/reader-centred-library

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