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The publisher of Boans for Service by David Hough has exhausted its stocks again. A third reprint is currently under consideration. The first print run sold out in 17 days and the second in less than four weeks. A limited number of bookstores in Perth still have copies for those who are quick! Fremantle Press is the book’s distributor.Read more
Members of The Triffids, Perth band The Morning Night and poet John Kinsella will perform at Fremantle Arts Centre to celebrate the release of Vagabond Holes: David McComb & The Triffids and Beautiful Waste: Poetry by David McComb.Read more
How long did you know Peter? What was he like to work with as a colleague?
I knew Peter from 1968, when I returned to Perth from Oxford, until his death in 2002. I enjoyed many things about Peter, especially his wide reading and his quiet, ironic sense of humour.
The Last Whale by Chris Pash was one of four books to make the shortlist for the 2009 Frank Broeze Memorial Maritime History Book Prize.Read more
The North American version of In Ecstasy by Kate McCaffrey was nominated for the 2010 American YALSA Quick Picks list for YA Reluctant Readers.Read more