Classics and Literary Round-up: September 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: September 2019

September saw the announcement of one of the last major shortlists for the year, the Queensland Literary Awards, so look at for those at the end of this post. Springing into September Another decent month for reviews, with 42 being posted. Here are some highlights:...
Classics and Literary Round-up: August 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: August 2019

In August we saw shortlists for some smaller, but nonetheless interesting awards announced. We also had the Canberra and Melbourne festivals (albeit Melbourne’s continued into September.) And, we clearly had a lot of reading, if the number of reviews are any...
Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: July 2019

July was an exciting month because we had both the shortlist and the winner of the Miles Franklin Award announced – such riches for us lin Liteary Fiction land. I will share the news in the last section of this post. Meanwhile, I hope you all enjoyed the middle...
Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: June 2019

And so we reach the middle of another year at the challenge, and things are progressing well here in Literary and Classics land, tracking, I’d say, pretty much around last year’s rate. June is a less dramatic month, awards-wise, but we did have a couple of...
Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

Classics and Literary Round-up: May 2019

How quickly the year is marching on. I know we say it every year, but it’s true isn’t it!┬áMay is worth hurrying to, however, because it’s when the longlist for our most famous literary award, the Miles Franklin, is announced. I’ll discuss that...