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More Accolades for Tan
We add our congratulations to the long list of accolades for Shaun Tan, who’s backed up his Oscar win with the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Worth 5 million krona ($765,000), it’s the world’s richest prize for literature for children and young adults. Tan was reported as planning to donate a portion of the money to the Indigenous Literacy Project.
Another Australian to have won…
Be a Part of the Premier’s 21
Have you read Rohan Wilson’s bloodthirsty account of the ‘black wars’ in Tasmania, The Roving Party? Do you agree with Cordelia Fine’s take on the science of the sexes in Delusions of Gender? Are you still dreaming of Ireland after reading Libby Hart’s This Floating World? This year, as part of the Premier’s 21 campaign being held in conjunction with the…
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