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Relive #YAFanFest16 – a night of celebrating Young Adult books!

We held our first ever Festival of all things YA in Sydney, with #YAFanFest16 hosting Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff, Garth Nix, Deborah Biancotti and Margo Lanagan, as well as over 200 attendees keen to hear about our upcoming releases and from the authors on a wide range of topics. For those who missed out, and those who were there and want to relive it, you can do so here with our video from the night and collection of posts from social media below (we recommend you watch the video in one window and scroll the tweets in another!).… Read the rest

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Five books for the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

This August 18 marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan: one of the best known Australian engagements of the Vietnam War, so we’ve gathered together a reading list of first-class fiction and non-fiction titles for young and old to discuss and reflect on the Vietnam War, with all its complexities and controversies.… Read the rest

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Staff love for Goodwood by Holly Throsby

Here at Allen & Unwin, all our books are our favourites. We grow them, nurture them and then send them out into the big wide world to be found by the reading public… All our books are special in their own unique way.… Read the rest