February 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

February 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

In February the literary year really got going with the announcement of the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award winners and the longlist for our favourite award here, the Stella Prize. For details on these see the end of this post. Meanwhile, on with the...
January 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

January 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

Another year, another January round-up and I’m thrilled that this year has started as last year did – with a bumper crop of reviews. It makes my job harder – but in a good way, so do please keep me busy! As you’re probably aware, the awards...
November 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

November 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

In my November post each year, I include some December awards information, because the last post of the year will summarise the whole year allowing no time for specifically November news. So, in November, The invisible war by Ailsa Wild, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti,...
October 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

October 2017 Round-up: Classics and Literary

With the year drawing to a close, so is the literary awards season. However, one shortlist was announced in October – for the MUBA (Most Underrated Book Award) – and we are still waiting for this year’s Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. Will...