Booktopia On... Book Awards


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Jul 04 2018 27 mins  
What happens to a book when it wins an award? What influence does the win have on readers, publishers and authors? We discuss different kinds of awards, whether there should be more and the few instances where awards have been rejected. Not to mention less-known awards like the Bad Sex Award and the Diagram Prize for Oddest Title of the Year. What. Books mentioned in this podcast: The Golden Man Booker Shortlist 2018 - https://bit.ly/2IQUbzm Main Street by Sinclair Lewis - https://bit.ly/2MKJNvf Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel - https://bit.ly/2lTCUfX Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist 2018 - https://bit.ly/2lPDcUS CBCA Awards Shortlist 2018 - https://bit.ly/2z9vn63 Host: Bronwyn Eley Guests: Sarah McDuling and John Purcell