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While there are many variations of book clubs in a social sense – from local library gatherings to online societies to highly organised ‘Oprah’ meetings – the business of Book Clubs revolves primarily around the subscription-based method of selling and buying books. These clubs operate on a number of different levels such as educational publications […]
This article could also be titled, ‘How to read a manuscript, jot down quotes, words and phrases with swift appeal, atmosphere, sense of character, hints of mystery, and recognition of place then bundle it all together in a rational and exciting way so that whoever picks up the book and reads the blurb thinks, ‘I […]
In Images of Australia, Marilyn Lake presents the argument that gender must become a central category of historical analysis. By focussing on the masculinism of the bushman as a cultural icon, Lake, in her essay The Politics of Respectability, presents another interpretation on the ‘Australian Legend’. Lake argues that while the history of womanhood has received much […]
Book production has long been considered the work of publishing houses operating for profit. If they can sell it, they will publish. If it won’t sell enough copies, in a short enough time, then it’s likely to be rejected. This report investigates alternatives to the traditional publishing house for authors who take it upon themselves […]
For the past century and a half, since John Dunmore Lang wrote his pro republican manifesto Freedom and Independence for the Golden Lands of Australia, the issue of a republic has incited enthusiastic discussion from both sides of the debate. One such passionate voice is world–renowned author, Thomas Keneally who, during his time as leader of […]
For an author, choosing a title for their book is much like choosing a name for their child. A book’s title is usually for life, and you want to be sure it’s just right. After all, as much as we say, ‘Don’t judge a book by it’s cover’, everybody does. The title sets the tone […]
Why hasn’t paper-based print been replaced with electronic files? Books, magazines, posters, newspapers, brochures, leaflets, and other printed material are technologies that work – they are portable, recyclable, do not need a power supply to operate, and are not prone to software failures. Print can be read anywhere, and the reader can easily go back […]
Over the past forty years author, editor and publisher, Chester Eagle has had the pleasure of working with some of Australia’s most influential publishing figures, including Max Brown, Vane Lindesay, Diana Gribble, and Hilary McPhee. Born in the 1930s, young Chester attended Finley State School for six years, then had another six in Melbourne. Chester […]